CPR for Monday, December 1, 2008

Canada backpedals on sharing personal database with US
The Canadian Press – OTTAWA
The move follows vocal criticism from federal and provincial privacy commissioners, who warned earlier this year the scheme could open the door to abuse of

New York Times

You’re Leaving a Digital Trail. What About Privacy?
New York Times – United States
About 100 students at MIT are trading privacy for a smartphone that tracks their calls, messages and movements. By JOHN MARKOFF A smartphone experiment at


Surveillance concerns those who monitor privacy
Longmont Daily Times-Call – Longmont,CO,USA
many people who increasingly see the installation of cameras in our society as Big Brother government intruding on their lives and privacy.

Boston Globe

Police setting up database on gangs
Boston Globe – United States
The system will organize information that police already gather, muting issues of privacy, said one local law professor. “If it’s a violent gang,


Privacy Compliance 101: Why Massachusetts Data Security Standards
CIO – Framingham,MA,USA
Cynthia Larose is a member in Mintz Levin’s Boston office and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP). She heads the firm’s Privacy and

Let’s Move Intelligence Out of the 1970s
Wall Street Journal – USA
The broader question is whether there’s a privacy-protecting alternative to law-enforcement officials’ bickering over how to fit today’s technology needs

Michael Lewis on Wall Street’s Need for Privacy
Motley Fool – USA
By Mac Greer So when did it first start to go wrong for one-time Wall Street powerhouses like Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), Merrill Lynch (NYSE: MER),

Facebook Aims to Extend Its Reach Across the Web
New York Times – United States
But having been burned by privacy concerns in the last year, it plans to keep close tabs on those outings. Eric Risberg/Associated Press Mark Zuckerberg,


Facebook Connect – Great Feature or Another Privacy Nightmare?
Marketing Pilgrim – Raleigh,NC,USA
Amid concerns over privacy – many sites are on tap to add this functionality to their own platforms – soon you will be able to see your Facebook friends on

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