CPR for Friday, December 19, 2008

Google Street View Panned By Japanese Privacy Group
InformationWeek – Manhasset,NY,USA
By Thomas Claburn A Japanese privacy group has asked Google to stop making pictures of public streets in Japan available through its Google Maps Street View

Yahoo Rivals Urged To Limit Personal Data Retention
InformationWeek – Manhasset,NY,USA
By Paul McDougall Microsoft and Google should adopt privacy guidelines similar to those unveiled by Yahoo this week, an influential lawmaker said.


Data-Mining Unabated Under New Yahoo Privacy Policy
Wired News – USA
By David Kravets December 18, 2008 | 4:46:52 PMCategories: Privacy A screenshot from a Yahoo advertising powerpoint presentation highlights what Yahoo knows


Health IT certification group embraces PHR privacy labeling
Government Health IT – Falls Church,VA,USA
The Department of Health and Human Services earlier this week issued the framework as well as a privacy and security toolkit. The latter includes a draft

Student privacy rules tackle changes in technology
CR80News – Tallahassee,FL,USA
New student privacy regulations issued by the US Department of Education enable universities to use ID numbers, but not Social Security numbers,

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