CPR for Wednesday, December 10, 2008

New Privacy Rules Set After Va. Tech Killings
Washington Post – United States
The department modified regulations to the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 to give schools more latitude in defining a potentially dangerous

Google Flu Trends spreads privacy concern
Computerworld – Framingham,MA,USA
The Electronic Privacy Information Center filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request asking federal officials to disclose how much user search data

DHS creates privacy principles for scientific research
CNET News – San Francisco,CA,USA
The Department of Homeland Security in a data mining report (PDF) sent to Congress Monday laid out a set of principles for implementing privacy protections

Microsoft Will Discard Search Data Sooner If Rivals Do Same
PC World – USA
Privacy activists warn that search engine data can reveal a plethora of information about a person and is retained for far too long by companies.

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