CPR for Thursday, July 10, 2008

Copyright bill stirs debate about privacy, consumer rights
The Canadian Press –
“There are some really serious privacy issues that this legislation raises,” said Mira Sundara-Rajan, a professor of copyright law at the University of

Drug driving
Windsor Star – Ontario, Canada
Canada’s Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart, in a submission to Parliament before the drug-driving law was passed, raised concerns about the

Lunching with trailblazers
Financial Post – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Ann Cavoukian, information and privacy commissioner of Ontario, was recently in Chicago at the IBM Global Innovation Outlook: Security and Society

Senate Grapples With Web Privacy Issues
Washington Post – United States
By Peter Whoriskey Consumers worry about their Internet privacy. Politicians vow to investigate. And two of the nation’s biggest tech companies,

Senate questions privacy impact of Web monitoring for ads
CNET News – San Francisco,CA,USA
Monitoring customers’ Web browsing to serve up targeted advertisements is coming under increased political scrutiny on privacy grounds, making the future of

Viacom v. YouTube all about theft, not privacy
Yakima Herald-Republic – Yakima,WA,USA
It’s also pitched as YouTube as the protector of prized Internet privacy, with Viacom — and the federal judge who ruled in the corporation’s favor last

More testimony today about passport privacy
WAND – Decatur,IL,USA
AP – July 10, 2008 3:13 AM ET WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate Judiciary Committee hears more today about the privacy of passport files.

SAI Global Acquires Online Privacy Database
MarketWatch – USA
Value-added commentary is researched and edited by privacy experts around the world and conveniently organized by country. In addition to over 70 detailed

Senate considers advertising verses privacy
VNUNet.com – UK
The US Senate Commerce Committee is hearing the case for greater privacy protect for internet users in a review which could make or break some internet

FTC Says No New Privacy Laws
Wall Street Journal – USA
By FAWN JOHNSON WASHINGTON — A Federal Trade Commission official said Wednesday that new privacy regulations aren’t necessary for Internet companies that

Of Network Privacy, Neutrality, and Turtles
TMCnet – USA
A more appropriate requirement for ISPs to observe is network privacy. By properly defining bounds of what a network provider may and may not do with the

5 Ways IT Can Avoid a Privacy Lawsuit
NetworkWorld.com – Southborough,MA,USA
In doing so, the police department violated the officer’s privacy rights as well as the rights of at least three people with whom he had communicated,

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