CPR for Friday, March 7, 2008

Canadian News

Privacy Commissioners Release New Video Surveillance Guidelines
Government of Canada Newsroom (press release) – Ottawa,ON,Canada
These guidelines have been endorsed by Jennifer Stoddart, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Frank Work, the Information and Privacy Commissioner of

World / Internet News

ICO examines Phorm’s plans for customer privacy
Telecom Paper (subscription) – Houten,Netherlands
An ICO statement said it was initially approached by Phorm for its view and is now examining the information on how Phorm plans to protect privacy.

FBI Admits More Privacy Violations
Slashdot – USA
Perhaps we should start with re-examining the concept of privacy, and decide precisely the level of privacy we’re comfortable with. by Degreeless (1250850)

Goldstein: New Media Spurs Privacy Concerns
Adweek – New York,NY,USA
While new digital media platforms empower marketers to reach consumers just about everywhere, advertisers and their agencies must be more mindful of privacy

Missouri House approves drug monitoring bill over privacy objections
Kansas City Star – MO,USA
By JASON NOBLE JEFFERSON CITY | Privacy concerns nearly upended a bill creating a system for monitoring prescription drugs sales in the Missouri House on

Internet Users Mixed on Privacy Concerns
RisMedia.com (press release) – Norwalk,CT,USA
RISMEDIA, March 7, 2008-(MCT)-Americans are conflicted about Internet privacy. They say they want better protection for their personal data, but often trade

Phorm to Address Concerns Surrounding Privacy, UK Operation
ClickZ News – New York,NY,USA
Since it announced a deal with three of the UK’s largest ISPs last week, Phorm has faced increasing scrutiny over the privacy implications of its system and

When does a privacy breach cause harm?
Computerworld – Framingham,MA,USA
So when do privacy breaches cause harm? That’s what I asked Anita Allen, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s law school.

Gore chiefs in privacy dispute
The Southland Times – Southland,New Zealand
“The question must now be asked, did the Gore District Council give permission to Mr Parry to commit breaches of the Privacy Act.” The documents included

Ad system ‘will protect privacy
BBC News – UK
By Darren Waters A privacy campaign group has praised the user protection measures of a controversial online advertising system about to be deployed in the

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