CPR for Monday, November 10, 2008

Spammed out
Globe and Mail – Canada
Federal privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart said the government has allowed the problem to fester for far too long and should deal with it immediately

Halifax strikes again
TheChronicleHerald.ca – Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
In a direct assault on common decency and personal privacy, Halifax also probes applicants about drug use and suicidal thoughts, which they’re more likely

Are we getting carried away with privacy?
Times and Transcript – Moncton,New Brunswick,Canada
I personally have owned a shredder for years and as identity theft has increased, people have become more and more concerned with privacy.


Windows 7 location smarts spark privacy debate
ZDNet Asia – Singapore
At the same time, broader use of location-based services could also open up a range of privacy concerns. Those issues–and how to handle them–were the

Finland’s Holmlund calls for privacy cut in gun law
Newsroom Finland – Helsinki,Finland
Anne Holmlund (cons), the Finnish interior minister, said Monday that some privacy must be sacrificed for internal security. The minister added at the

A Privacy Agenda For The New Administration
EFF – San Francisco,CA,USA
Today’s post is about our privacy rights. We’ll follow this up early next week with our thoughts on intellectual property rights and government transparency


Respecting permission and privacy – a brave new world
Financial Times – London,England,UK
By Ben Langdon, chief executive of Digital Marketing Group When author and entrepreneur Seth Godin coined the phrase “permission marketing” marketers saw

Data privacy, security laws have far-reaching impact
NetworkWorld.com – Southborough,MA,USA
By Bart Lazar , CIO , 11/07/2008 Massachusetts has enacted data privacy and data security regulations that will make it eke out California for the most wide


Credit card privacy policies: how to opt out of disclosing many
The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – Cleveland,OH,USA
Qjust received the privacy policy for my credit card and I was shocked when I read it. It’s difficult to understand a lot of the legal jargon,

New airline scanners open debate over privacy vs. security
KSLA-TV – Shreveport,LA,USA
“This is the ultimate government invasion of your privacy. It literally is a camera that strips you nude for government employees,” said UCLA Spokesperson


Ning’s Gina Bianchini talks about networking, privacy and the rise
Computerworld – Framingham,MA,USA
The Ning CEO talks about social networking, privacy and the rise of women in hot new companies. By Robert L. Mitchell November 10, 2008 (Computerworld) Ning

Gossip Web site raises questions about privacy
Louisville Courier-Journal – Louisville,KY,USA
And it’s the latest sign of the rapidly eroding privacy of a generation that, through social networks such as Facebook and media such as videos and

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