CPR for Thursday, October 16, 2008

Privacy at issue in Frost sexual-exploitation case
Winnipeg Sun – Canada
By STEVE SIMMONS, SUN MEDIA NAPANEE, Ont. — In a small town court, two large decisions will be rendered today that could severely impact the tone of the

New Data Privacy Laws Set For Firms
Wall Street Journal – USA
a spokeswoman said — the laws establish a liability that could be used in civil suits against businesses following a data breach, privacy lawyers said.

Ten telling privacy cases
Times Online – UK
The Court of Appeal refused to grant an injunction stopping Hello! because, among other reasons, the wedding’s privacy had already been compromised by the


Should people in the public eye have a right to privacy?
Times Online – UK
As it was, the alleged link to Nazism put it in the grey area of the law where public interest is conflict with the right to privacy.

EU announcement on RFID privacy expected soon
ComputerWeekly.com – UK
It then held a public consultation, with the likelihood that some form of legislation – or guidelines – over privacy would follow around six months later.

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