CPR for Thursday, December 11, 2008

Sensitive passport applications go missing at Canada Post
CBC.ca – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
passport applications, better privacy and security measures are needed,” Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart said in her report issued Dec 4.

CDT to Obama: advent of “the cloud” makes privacy laws dated
Ars Technica – Boston,MA,USA
The advocacy group is calling for major revision of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 and the Privacy Act of 1974.

US sues Sony Music over children’s online privacy
Reuters – USA
The civil suit, which seeks unspecified monetary penalties, said Sony Music was in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule,

Review: Firefox 3.1 Beta 2 adds speed and privacy
Computerworld – Framingham,MA,USA
By Preston Gralla December 10, 2008 (Computerworld) Firefox 3.1 may only be a point release — from 3.0 to 3.1 — but its just-released Beta 2 version is a

Bailiff admits to privacy blunder
BBC News – UK
A bailiff group has apologised for the “accidental release” of hundreds of e-mail addresses to the recipients of a debt-chasing message.

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