CPR for Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Criminal record: The stain that won’t …
Hamilton Spectator – Hamilton,ON,Canada
FOR YEARS, Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian has raised concerns about records kept by Ontario police. The Toronto force “has gone part way” toward

Councillors’ limited access to database defended
Globe and Mail – Canada
In a letter to Mayor David Miller and city manager Shirley Hoy, distributed yesterday to members of council, Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian

Privacy breaches on the rise in BC
Vancouver Sun – British Columbia, Canada
The number of privacy breaches in BC is on the rise, partly due to a spate of stolen laptops and personal records swiped from employee cars last year,

BC ministries to be graded on info and privacy concerns
GlobalTV – Burnaby,BC,Canada
BC’s information and privacy commissioner will start to release public report cards assessing the performance of government ministries in complying with the

Privacy Commissioner Gets Tough
Opinion250 News – Prince George,British Columbia,Canada
Loukidelis also reported that privacy breaches are on the rise in British Columbia. “We investigated 92 privacy breaches last year,” he said, adding,

Major Security Flaw Discovered: Internet Privacy Compromised at
MarketWatch – USA
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Jul 22, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) — Yesterday, details were leaked of possibly the single largest threat to Internet security.

Momentum Building for US Privacy Policy
PC World – USA
Groups such as the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) and the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

Online Safety, Privacy Tops Parents’ Concerns
InformationWeek – Manhasset,NY,USA
By KC Jones A recent survey has found that online safety and privacy rank highest among concerns of adults online. Consumer Policy Solutions, a consulting

Nintendo Wii friend code privacy problem
Product Reviews – London,UK
Privacy online is a big issue and even more so if we are talking about the younger gamer, Nintendo know this and it’s the one thing stopping them improving

Apple CEO Jobs’ Health Concerns Stir New Debate Over Privacy
CNNMoney.com – USA
who is tied so closely to his company’s fortunes – would likely come up short when courts are asked to weigh medical privacy and shareholder interest.

ISP responds to lawmaker concerns about ad tracking
NetworkWorld.com – Southborough,MA,USA
“Embarq has no plans for more tests or for general deployment of this technology, until such time as the privacy questions that have been raised recently

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