CPR for Wednesday, August 13, 2008

House Dems push for online privacy bill
United Press International – USA
12 (UPI) — Democrats in the US House of Representatives say they’re pushing for an “online privacy Bill of Rights” after revelations of growing browser

Privacy awareness not backed up by behaviour, survey finds
Out-Law.com – London,England,UK
Almost 90% of UK internet users are prepared to give away private data despite 84% of the same users claiming to be very guarded about online privacy.

Privacy scorecard: Carriers, Web firms disclose targeting practices
TelephonyOnline – USA
The Committee is expected to spearhead an attempt to legislate a consumer “privacy bill of rights” sometime within the next year. Web players drew perhaps

Gates: Privacy an ‘interesting challenge’
ZDNet Asia – Asia
By Victoria Ho, ZDNet Asia HONG KONG–As software gets more powerful, privacy issues pose “an interesting software challenge”, said Microsoft Chairman Bill

Drunk passed out on street in Google Street View privacy row
Courier Mail – Australia
A FISHERMAN has found himself the centre of a privacy storm after Google filmed him passed out and drunk in front of his mother’s house. The 36-year-old,

ISPs Track Web Behavior Without Permission: Privacy Legislation
IT Business Edge – Louisville,KY,USA
The widescale sharing of information across different networks scares some lawmakers, who are raising privacy concerns. Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.

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