CPR for Wednesday, October 8, 2008

iPhone SMS Privacy Flaw Discovered
CNET News – San Francisco,CA,USA
Setting the iPhone to emergency call mode allows someone to see incoming text messages even if the passcode lock is turned on. A 12-year-old who uses his

Government use of biometrics still raises privacy concerns
CNET News – San Francisco,CA,USA
But more widespread use of biometrics, especially by the government, raises substantial privacy concerns that may alarm many Americans and prove difficult

Overplayed privacy concerns rile Symantec boss
Register – London,England,UK
By John Leyden • Get more from this author Interview Consumers ought to accept that loss of privacy is the price they pay for using internet service,


OASIS Members Form New Committee toEnable Exchange of Healthcare
MarketWatch – USA
The OASIS Cross-Enterprise Security and Privacy Authorization (XSPA) Technical Committee will specify healthcare profiles of existing OASIS standards to

New health-care privacy laws heighten need for HIPAA compliance in
Computerworld – Framingham,MA,USA
Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law two pieces of legislation that significantly increase state fines for security and privacy violations involving

Counterterrorist Data Mining Needs Privacy Protection
InformationWeek – Manhasset,NY,USA
A National Research Council report represents an attempt to address privacy concerns that have dogged past counter-terrorist data mining programs like Total

National Post Editorial Board: Britain mulls a society in which privacy is banned
National Post – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
The damage such a scheme would do to the personal privacy and liberty of law-abiding Britons far outweighs the benefits that might — theoretically

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