CPR for Thursday, May 1, 2008

Airline grounds woman’s privacy
The Kingston Whig-Standard – Kingston,Ontario,Canada
Now that her most personal medical issues have been aired in public, a Kingston woman is turning to the federal privacy commissioner for assistance.

Man fired after privacy breach at driving centre
Globe and Mail – Canada
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has warned 34 people that their privacy was recently violated by a customer service agent at the Brampton driving

Ottawa should follow same personal privacy rules as business
The Canadian Press – OTTAWA
OTTAWA — The federal privacy commissioner is seeking a wider mandate to inform and educate Canadians about how their personal information is used or abused

Radwanski to argue fraud investigation violated his rights
Canada.com – Don Mills,Ontario,Canada
OTTAWA – Former federal privacy commissioner George Radwanski will take the stand during pretrial arguments Monday to make the case that criminal charges

How Much Do You Make? The Nation Already Knows
New York Times – United States
And that it was not by mistake, as in other recent breaches of privacy. That nightmare is playing out in Italy, where every taxpaying citizen’s name,

Earnings website pulled amid privacy concerns
PC Pro – London,UK
“It’s a clear violation of privacy laws,” says a spokesperson for consumer group ADOC, speaking to Reuters. “A danger for an increase in crime and violence

Privacy a Concern as 1st Phase Links 4500 Cameras to Central Office
Washington Post – United States
But civil libertarians and DC Council members say the network is being rushed into place without sufficient safeguards to protect privacy.

How to Secure Your Windows Computer and Protect Your Privacy
OS News – USA
This guide explains these — and many other — threats to your security and privacy when you use Windows computers. It describes these concerns in simple,

Medical privacy still isn’t protected
Baltimore Sun – United States
The sad fact is that the regulations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, which were intended to extend patient privacy as we

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