CPR for Tuesday, August 5, 2008

MuniCard Marketing Tactics Found Gulity Of Violating Ontario
AHN – USA
Vaughan, Ontario (AHN) – The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario has found the MuniCard of Vaughan City violated the province’s Privacy Act. A

Failed IT causes major Georgia Blue Cross health privacy breach
ZDNet – USA
Poor system testing caused a medical records privacy breach affecting over 200000 members of Georgia Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The case has implications

Panel Concerned About Privacy on Web
Washington Post – United States
By Ellen Nakashima The House Energy and Commerce Committee is expanding its inquiry into potential privacy violations of online advertising that is targeted

Google, Microsoft, Others Asked About Data Collection
PC Magazine – USA
Questions have been raised regarding privacy laws currently on the books “and whether legislation is needed to ensure that the same protections apply

House Committee Broadens Online Privacy Probe
Internet News – Fallbrook,CA,USA
By Kenneth Corbin: More stories by this author: A key House committee is expanding its probe into the privacy implications of the behavioral targeting of

Daily TIPs: Who’s Invading Your Privacy?, Bioterrorism, Building
Xconomy – Cambridge,MA,USA
GigaOm, which warns that this may be a privacy intrusion that’s not getting enough attention, lists three ways in which Internet service providers monitor

Privacy advocates say Google’s gone too far
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
GOOGLE is back in the privacy firing line over its latest internet mapping blitz, which will make Australian streets some of the most scrutinised in the

Google Walking Directions: a Privacy Concern?
Popular Science – New York,NY,USA
It seems any new Google Maps add-on causes a slight stir with Internet users who are concerned about privacy. The Street View feature, which lets you see a

Google StreetView: Privacy doesn’t exist
ITworld.com – Framingham,MA,USA
by Carrie-Ann Skinner Google has been accused of hypocrisy after the search engine defended its Street View tool by saying “complete privacy doesn’t exist.

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