CPR for Friday, September 26, 2008

Commissioner Cavoukian outlines what will need to be done to
Canada NewsWire (press release) – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
26 /CNW/ – Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian is unveiling a key white paper outlining what will need to be done to protect privacy

Lavish spending wasn’t criminal, lawyer of ex-privacy chief says
Globe and Mail – Canada
OTTAWA — Former privacy commissioner George Radwanski made errors and may have been “haughty” with employees, but his lavish hospitality spending and

Radwanski sabotaged by ‘modern day Iago’: Lawyer
Canada.com – Don Mills,Ontario,Canada
OTTAWA – Former privacy commissioner George Radwanski may have exhibited poor judgment during his tenure, but should not be held criminally accountable for


Former privacy czar was ‘haughty’ but not a criminal: lawyer
CBC.ca – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Former federal privacy commissioner George Radwanski made errors and might have been “haughty” with employees, but his lavish hospitality spending and


Internet service providers want to set industry guidelines for
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
Internet service providers called for industrywide guidelines to protect privacy online in testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday.

ISPs endorse user opt-in on Web tracking, deflect calls for
Computerworld – Framingham,MA,USA
But the ISPs also took the opportunity to tell federal lawmakers at a US Senate committee hearing that new legislation aimed at protecting online privacy

Lawmakers gather ISPs’ testimony on targeted online advertising
CNET News – San Francisco,CA,USA
as lawmakers delved into the controversial topic of targeted online advertising and whether new laws should be passed to safeguard consumers’ privacy.


Lib Dems guilty of breaching voters’ privacy
guardian.co.uk – UK
The Liberal Democrats have been found guilty of breaching the privacy of 250000 people after making “intrusive and annoying” calls to voters without their


Americans Extremely Concerned About Internet Privacy
Kansas City infoZine – Kansas City,MO,USA
Washington, DC – infoZine – A poll released by the Consumer Reports National Research Center shows that most Americans are very concerned about what is

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