CPR for Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Ontario privacy czar sees danger in emerging tech
As biometrics, RFID and DRM continue to permeate our society, so does the need to protect personal information. Ann Cavoukian lays out her plan in a white

NYMITY | Interview with Ann Cavoukian – Biometric Encryption
Interview with Ann Cavoukian. Ann Cavoukian, Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. June 2007. Subject: Biometric Encryption

YouTube Video – Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario Ann
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D.

Privacy warning for Alberta shoppers
iNews880.com – Edmonton,Alberta,Canada
For the hundreds of thousands of Albertans out bargain hunting and returning presents this week, the province’s Information and Privacy Commissioner has a

Protect your privacy during holiday transactions
Keremeos Review – Keremeos,British Columbia,Canada
phone number or driver’s licence number,” says Privacy Commissioner of Canada Jennifer Stoddart. “We want people to know that there are risks to sharing

ABC News

Digital Privacy: What You Don’t Know
ABC News – USA
By LESLIE HARRIS Now that the merriment of the holidays is almost over and all the new digital devices have been unwrapped, it’s time for a digital privacy

Transparency vs. Privacy and Security: What’s an Agency to Do?
Government Technology – Folsom,CA,USA
Illustration: Opening government and protecting privacy are initiatives that can often travel in opposite directions. “Transparency” is an up-and-coming

Wis. court: Nude people still have privacy rights
The Associated Press
(AP) — A state appeals court ruled Tuesday that a person who is voluntarily nude in the presence of another still has privacy rights against being secretly

Ga. sex offenders must hand over online passwords
The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) — Privacy advocates are questioning an aggressive Georgia law set to take effect Thursday that would require sex offenders to hand over

Adobe’s Flash and Apple’s Safari Fail a Privacy Test
New York Times Blogs – New York,NY,USA
So how effective are the newest batch of browser privacy tools? Kate McKinley, a researcher at iSec Partners, a San Francisco security firm, sought to find

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