CPR for Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Privacy Commissioner of Canada awards $407923 for research and
Government of Canada Newsroom (press release) – Ottawa,ON,Canada
Ottawa, June 23, 2008 β€”The Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Jennifer Stoddart, today announced that nine organizations will be awarded a total of $407923

How to safely use Facebook and LinkedIn at work
ITBusiness.ca – Scarborough,Ontario,Canada
Experts – including Ontario Privacy Commissioner, Ann Cavoukian – offer some great suggestions. The virtual flood gates have been opened and social

EU Commissioner Promises Eagle Eye For Privacy Issues
Mediapost.com – New York,NY,USA
Privacy watchdog Jeff Chester, executive director of the Center for Digital Democracy, took Kuneva’s remarks to signal that new European laws are on the

Outsourced marketing greatest UK privacy threat
Current IT news from heise online – London,UK
A new data privacy study conducted in the UK by the Ponemon Institute for StongMail shows considerable confusion about data privacy measures, coupled with

Doctors’ privacy vs. patients’ safety
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Milwaukee,WI,USA
The doctor has appealed, citing privacy, even though he testified about his problems during a public hearing to revoke his medical license.

Privacy and online health records
SmartBrief – Washington,DC,USA
There are three distinct reasons to avoid online health records, the greatest of which is the potential for privacy breaches, says a Minnesota resident and

German Data Privacy Standards Slipping, Hacker Group Says
Deutsche Welle – Germany
Nowadays, the Chaos Computer Club is one of the most vociferous defenders of data privacy in Germany. It’s a right the group says is being dangerously ..

Italian Institute for Privacy Urges European Parliament to Support
ITNews – Roma,Italy
The Italian Institute for Privacy (www.istitutoitalianoprivacy.it/en/), a public policy think tank focused on improving privacy protection in the digital

Tuesday editorial: Compromising on privacy
St. Louis Post-Dispatch – MO, United States
Privacy advocates, including many liberal Democrats, argued that the provisions of the 1978 FISA law β€” wherein judges of the secret FISA court had to

Contactless payment cards raise security, privacy concerns
CreditCards.com – Austin,TX,USA
Contactless payment systems may literally be the wave of the future, but a coalition of consumer groups is urging caution to protect privacy and security

AISD faces privacy lawsuit
News 8 Austin – Austin,TX,USA
“While we had certainly hoped that the district and the Attorney General’s office would have respected the privacy of individual citizens, we’re now forced

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