CPR for Thursday, April 3, 2008

City police to appeal privacy watchdog’s ruling on pawnshops
Edmonton Sun, Canada
By Sun Media City police will argue against the provincial privacy watchdog’s recent ruling barring the electronic collection of personal information on

US Lacks Government Agency To Help ID Theft Victims
FoxReno.com, NV
But we don’t have that in the US” The federal government has given grants to nonprofit organizations such as the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse that helps

Privacy watchdog advises on how to deal with data loss
Out-Law.com, UK
Some privacy campaigners want the UK to pass the kind of data breach notification law that exists in California and other US states.

Patient Privacy
New York Times, United States
Not all organizations are subject to privacy regulations, and this can leave patients without appropriate redress when their information is mishandled.

Google Has A Privacy Policy That Doesn’t Offer Privacy
InformationWeek, NY
In an effort to demonstrate its commitment to privacy, Google on Friday announced a revamp of its online Privacy Center, a repository for information about

Privacy: What should Google do?
CNET Blogs – Cupertino,CA,USA
Public interest groups, academics and members of the press have hammered Google for its lax privacy policies. The criticism has mostly focused on the log

The IAPP Recognizes UK Information Commissioner Richard Thomas
PR-CANADA.net (press release) – Murino,Montenegro
UK Information Commissioner Richard Thomas today received the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ 2008 Privacy Leadership Award for his

First Britney, Now Farrah: More Privacy Issues at UCLA Hospital
Wall Street Journal Blogs – New York,NY,USA
that their information will be kept safe and secure,” the chief compliance and privacy officer for UCLA’s health system told the paper.

Web privacy in question
The Daily Collegian Online, PA
Botched privacy settings on Facebook recently granted access to the private photos of people that viewers were not ‘friends’ with, according to The

INTERNET LAW – DRAFTING AN ADEQUATE PRIVACY POLICY
IBLS INTERNET LAW (subscription), CA
Drafting an adequate privacy policy depends on whether the Internet user and potentially an electronic commerce shopper receives adequate information about

Privacy not an issue for social networkers
mad.co.uk, UK
Privacy and safety are not a top of mind concern for users of social networking sites, according to Ofcom’s new report on the phenomenon.

UK consumers concerned over privacy
Techwatch, UK
by David Allen Out all the things that can go wrong with while online, it is the fear of losing their personal data while online according to a report by

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