CPR for Wednesday, September 24, 2008

‘I lost everything,’ Radwanski testifies
Canada.com – Don Mills,Ontario,Canada
OTTAWA – Former privacy commissioner George Radwanski was left with “nothing” after a Commons committee inquiry into his spending led him to resign from the

Trend to privacy hurting research?
National Post – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
As Canadians place more and more emphasis on safeguarding personal privacy, the trend is taking an inadvertent toll on medical research, often impeding

Laptop Searches at Border Spark Debate Over Privacy vs. Security
Kansas City infoZine – Kansas City,MO,USA
Privacy and civil liberties advocates contend that laptops and other electronic devices shouldn’t be subject to the same laws that govern paper.

DOJ’s e-mail privacy stance might hamper prosecution in Palin case
Computerworld – Framingham,MA,USA
Court of Appeals in a little-known e-mail privacy case, the EFF said in a blog post on its Web site last Thursday, after news of the e-mail hack broke.

Plea for robust privacy laws
The Press Association
The Government was urged to introduce meaningful and robust privacy protections in line with international human rights obligations.

International Privacy Initiatives Sweep Industry Privacy Competition
Centre Daily Times – Centre,PA,USA
International privacy leadership projects swept the 6th annual HP-International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Privacy Innovation Awards.

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