CPR for Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Ex-privacy czar got improper loan, says prosecutor
The Canadian Press – OTTAWA
OTTAWA — Former privacy commissioner George Radwanski failed to report a $35000 loan he got from his chief of staff in 2001 as required by the federal

Ex-privacy watchdog in court over expenses
TheChronicleHerald.ca – Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
By TIM NAUMETZ The Canadian Press OTTAWA — Former privacy commissioner George Radwanski failed to report a $35000 loan he got from his chief of staff in

Ex-privacy czar committed fraud, says prosecutor
The Canadian Press – OTTAWA
OTTAWA — The fraud trial of former privacy commissioner George Radwanski got underway Monday with some damning testimony. Court heard that Radwanski failed


Google promises EU better privacy rules
The Associated Press –
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) — Google Inc. said Tuesday it will further cut the amount of time it keeps users’ data logged on its search engine to meet EU privacy

Google Tightens Data Retention Policy — Again
New York Times – United States
By Miguel Helft Under pressure from regulators, policymakers and privacy advocates around the world, Google said late Monday that it would further tighten


Google bows to keystroke privacy concerns
ZDNet UK – UK
In response to concerns over privacy, the company announced on Monday that it would anonymise the data within 24 hours of it being gathered.

In Pictures: Eight Ways To Guard Your Online Privacy
Forbes – NY,USA
But increasingly, such privacy features serve a more important purpose than hiding your tracks in the Web’s red light district from family members: They

Security and Privacy
PC Magazine – USA
Just as security is a concern these days, so, too, is privacy. Much like the InPrivate feature of IE8, which received so much attention in the tech press,


Protecting Privacy in the Digital Age
Ivanhoe – Winter Park,FL,USA
(Ivanhoe Newswire) — According to social psychologist Saadi Lahlou, privacy will soon be a thing of the past — and technology users are partially at fault

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