CPR for Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Security and privacy departments need to converge
eChannelLine – North York,Ontario,Canada
By Vanessa Ho The world of security and privacy need to converge in order to better protect companies from data breaches and malicious attacks.

Web Firms Tell Congress They Track Behavior Without Consent
Washington Post – United States
Some privacy advocates and lawmakers said the disclosures help build a case for an overarching online-privacy law. “Increasingly. there are no limits

Congress moves – slowly – towards new privacy laws
New York Times reports that 33 companies are due to report to Congress this week on their privacy policies. With that information, Rep.

AOL Report Shows UK Surfers Don’t Care About Privacy
ITProPortal – London,UK
Despite our concern about privacy, we are unintentionally revealing our crucial details on the web, a nationwide survey of 1000 internet users, reported.

Yahoo Offers Ad Privacy Button, Expects Few to Push It
TechNewsWorld – Sherman Oaks,CA,USA
While the company has framed this development as a move toward transparency, choice and greater privacy, it also predicts that most users will prefer to

Ticketek bungle prompts internet privacy debate
ABC Online – Australia
An email sent by concert marketing group Ticketek to its customers has sparked new debate about internet privacy. The company accidentally sent the private

Google Conflagration View
InformationWeek – Manhasset,NY,USA
Perhaps this is the beginning of a new policy: Where there’s smoke, there’s privacy. Or maybe not. It turns out the flaming house can still be seen using an

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