CPR for Monday, October 13, 2008

Vehicles crossing Golden Ears Bridge will be tracked, TransLink says
Vancouver Sun – British Columbia, Canada
But TransLink spokesman Ken Hardie said people shouldn’t worry about their privacy being invaded. He said billing agents who send toll bills by mail will be

Educating businesses on privacy
St. John’s Telegram – St. John’s,Newfoundland and Labrador,Canada
“When there is a privacy breach — where personal information has been disclosed, and there have been a number of examples in this province and across Canada

Some 15000 in Berlin demonstrate for more privacy
Earthtimes (press release) – London,UK
Berlin – Some 15000 demonstrators marched in Berlin on Saturday to demand greater privacy, accusing the German government of creating a “surveillance state.

New Privacy Scandal Comes Calling at Telekom
Deutsche Welle – Germany
One day after assuring customers it was implementing new privacy protection measures, Deutsche Telekom was struck by another security lapse.

Deutsche Telekom Hit By Another Customer Data Privacy Breach
Cellular-News – UK
A week after confirming that customer data for 17 million T-Mobile customers had been lost, Deutsche Telekom has been hit by another customer privacy

Top educator sees problem in TAKS rewards
Houston Chronicle – United States
rewards for students who pass the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills may violate education privacy laws by inadvertently outing students who fail.

Spies, lies, and private eyes
Computerworld Blogs- Framingham,MA,USA
(Blog) Privacy is dead. Get over it. You can’t put the genie back in the bottle. I’d like to respectfully disagree with Rambaum, or at least qualify his remarks a

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