CPR for Wednesday, October 15, 2008

University negligence breaches privacy laws
The Eyeopener – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Ryerson violated Ontario privacy laws by leaving confidential documents in empty, unlocked offices in Kerr Hall South. Payroll stubs, student numbers,

In Privacy of the Voting Booth, Race May Play a Bigger Role
New York Times – United States
Either way, the situation is confounding aides on both sides, who like everyone else are waiting to see what role race will play in the privacy of the

Advocates of privacy, openness debate access to Wis. court records
First Amendment Center – Nashville,TN,USA
Wisconsin’s open-records law was never meant to serve as a dating service, a longtime state lawmaker and privacy advocate argued yesterday in a debate over

Flash Cookies, a Little-Known Privacy Threat
Slashdot – USA
Wiini recommends a blog posting exploring Flash cookies, a little-known threat to privacy, and how you can get control of them.

See-through scanners an ‘invasion of privacy
ABC Online – Australia
Civil liberty advocates say a new airport security scanner that can see through a passenger’s clothes “goes way too far” and invades peoples’ privacy.

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