CPR for Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Canadian News

We have privacy, but at what cost?
Winnipeg Sun – Canada
By Robert Marshall Privacy. In Canada it’s a multi-million dollar industry thought to protect everything from banking information to arrest records.
World / Internet News
Watchdog sues US Justice Department over Google chatter
Register – London,England,UK
In a press release trumpeting the suit, the EFF points out that Horvath was named the DoJ’s first chief privacy and civil liberties officer back in February
Committee reviews privacy laws for students
Tallahassee Democrat – Tallahassee,FL,USA
By Angeline J. Taylor The mental-health committee of Florida’s Board of Governors recommended a change to state law Tuesday regarding the privacy of college
Sight-seeing tower would invade privacy, residents say
Daily Pilot – Costa Mesa,CA,USA
in the College Park neighborhood expressed concerns that the tower, slated to be several hundred feet in height, would be an invasion of their privacy.
What’s more important, privacy or security?
Government Health IT – Falls Church,VA,USA
Privacy and security were major concerns at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s big meeting in Orlando, Fla., this week,
Exhibit examines ambiguous interpretations of privacy, ownership
Arkansas Traveler (subscription) – Fayetteville,AR,USA
For a world with such technological demands, the lines between security and privacy are often skewed. In the examination of public domain converging with
Group Sues Justice for Google Contacts
The Associated Press –
WASHINGTON (AP) — An online privacy group is asking a federal court to order the release of all communications between Google Inc. and a former Justice
Privacy Commissioner tells Crown to encrypt personal data transfers
m-net – Wellington,New Zealand
Government agencies have been ordered to enhance security procedures when transferring data to other departments following a review of practices by Privacy
Privacy Regulators and Advocates From Spain, France, Israel and
Earthtimes – London,UK
YORK, ME — 02/26/08 — Privacy professionals will have the opportunity to hear directly from some of the most influential experts in the field during the

UK ISPs’ Phorm hook-up raises privacy concerns
p2pnet.net – Ontario,Canada
“It will also revolutionise current standards of online privacy and fully protect the identity of consumers. Phorm’s privacy claims have been validated

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