CPR for Monday, July 14, 2008

Ontario privacy commissioner backs Google in Viacom suit
Ottawa Citizen – Ontario, Canada
forcing YouTube parent company Google to turn over sensitive user information to media giant Viacom, says Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian.

GS1 Canada Revamps RFID Policy Forum
RFID Journal – Melville,NY,USA
executive director of the EPCglobal Public Policy Steering Committee; Zoe Strickland, VP and chief privacy officer of Wal-Mart Stores; Ann Cavoukian,

Privacy commissioner supports Google
StarPhoenix – Saskatoon,Saskatchewan,Canada
Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian said she was “outraged” at the prospect YouTube viewer information would be shared with Viacom as ordered

Personal information of YouTube users should be private: privacy
680 News – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian said she is furious to learn the search engine has been forced to provide the data to Viacom,

Canadian Urges Google To Champion Privacy Rights
MediaPost Publications – New York,USA
“Google has successfully fought broad government subpoenas for users’ search records in the past,” wrote Ann Cavoukian, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Printer dots concern privacy advocates
USA Today – USA
“Some people who aren’t doing anything wrong may have their privacy threatened.” Schoen’s tests have found the dots produced by 111 color laser printers

Time for a YouTube intervention
But before your head explodes trying to wrap your brain around such media paradoxes, there’s also that privacy thing everyone’s freaking out about,

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