CPR for Thursday, July 31, 2008

Public money collides with privacy issues
Daily Gleaner – Fredericton,New Brunswick,Canada
The need for transparency must be balanced with the need to protect employee privacy, but the province must not use the excuse of privacy laws to mask what
Google: no such thing as complete privacy
CNET News – San Francisco,CA,USA
Google’s Street View service didn’t invade a Pittsburgh couple’s privacy, the search giant said in a response to the couple’s April lawsuit over the matter.
Google says “complete privacy does not exist”
VNUNet.com – UK
In a submission to court Google is arguing that in the modern world there can be no expectation of privacy. Google is being sued by a Pennsylvania couple
New York Post – New York,NY,USA
The argument comes in a motion to dismiss a privacy lawsuit centering around its Street View mapping service. “Today’s satellite-image technology means that
Telecommuting Creates High Risk of Data Breaches, Says Privacy Group
BroadbandCensus.com – Washington,DC,USA
are undertaking heavy risks of data breaches, according to a report issued Tuesday by the privacy group Center for Democracy and Technology.
Sen. Brownback says China monitoring Internet access in hotels
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
The US State Department issued a fact sheet this year warning travelers attending the Games that “they have no reasonable expectation of privacy in public
China plans to spy on Olympic hotel guests: US senator
Brownback also distributed a copy of one hotel’s privacy warning, which will appear as a pop-window to Internet users. “We are pleased to offer you high

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