CPR for Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Web postings stir privacy warning
Calgary Herald – AB, Canada
“There seems to be a different awareness of privacy (among young users),” Philippa Lawson, director of the University of Ottawa’s Canadian Internet Policy …

Federal Court Upholds Drug Privacy Law
New York Times – United States
By STEPHANIE SAUL A federal appeals court in Boston on Tuesday dealt a setback to the pharmaceutical industry and companies that collect prescription data …

NH drug-privacy law survives challenge
Nashua Telegraph – Nashua,NH,USA
Rosenwald said another primary goal of the law is to protect patient safety and privacy. “This information should only be available to the doctor and his or …

Appeals Court Reverses Decision on Prescription Privacy
NHPR – Concord,NH,USA
New Hampshire Public Radio’s Dan Gorenstein reports proponents believe the law will drive down healthcare costs and preserve the privacy of the …

NH prescription privacy law upheld
The Associated Press
CONCORD, NH (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation law that restricts drug company …

Barack Obama’s Privacy Challenge
Wired News – USA
By Sarah Lai Stirland November 17, 2008 6:18:00 PMCategories: Privacy So the 2008 election’s over. As a voter, you’ve done your part by casting your …

Obama’s mixed signals on transparency
CNET News – San Francisco,CA,USA
However, that lack of email privacy is far more a feature than a bug. Without being able to follow the paper-trails, and see what is being said by whom in …

Protecting Your Privacy When Job Hunting
Wall Street Journal – USA
But that has changed in recent years, according to Pam Dixon, executive director of the California-based World Privacy Forum. “Unfortunately, identity theft …

Opinion: Clash of rights over medical research and privacy
guardian.co.uk – UK
How disappointing it was to read your article (NHS medical research plan threatens patient privacy, November 17), which appeared to reject proposed changes …

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