CPR for Monday, October 6, 2008

‘Mr. X’ wins right to argue PS privacy case anonymously
Ottawa Citizen – Ontario, Canada
In her ruling, Prothonotary Mireille Tabib said confidentiality orders should be exceptions and narrowly defined to protect both individual privacy rights

Gunning for privacy
Toronto Sun – Ontario, Canada
The federal privacy commissioner’s office has also said the envelope markings don’t break privacy laws. “We haven’t been presented with any concrete


Province refuses to release salaries for appointed officials
Ottawa Citizen – Ontario, Canada
Officials said “personal privacy concerns” prevented them from releasing Alvin Curling’s salary as co-chairman of the review. The report was due in May at a

European standoff over search engine data
International Herald Tribune – France
By Kevin J. O’Brien BERLIN: For more than a year, European data privacy officials have been battling with US Internet search engines, trying to get them to

PRIVACY, SAFETY BALANCE AT ISSUE As information on sex offenders
Kennebec Journal – Augusta,ME,USA
BY BETTY ADAMS AUGUSTA — Managing sex offenders in an age of ubiquitous Internet access and intense citizen scrutiny proves challenging for most states,

Principles of privacy
Melbourne Herald Sun – Australia
Meanwhile, the Education Department refuses to name the teachers who have been reprimanded, or the schools where they teach, for “privacy” reasons.


Opinion: In the tech industry, small isn’t beautiful anymore
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
That leaves the only real objection to the Google-Yahoo! alliance as consumer privacy. There may be valid privacy objections to Google’s activities; indeed,


Why Google’s Chrome is the new privacy pariah
Emirates Business 24/7 – Dubai,Dubai,United Arab Emirates
Internet privacy is not a new talking point, but occasionally something happens to reinvigorate the furore it inspires. By now you must have heard of Chrome

Police: Pa. landlord spied on 34 female tenants
The Associated Press
19 on charges including wiretapping and invasion of privacy. Detectives have since searched his other apartments and recovered videotapes,

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