CPR for Thursday, August 27, 2009

Federal Court’s Steroid Ruling Pumps Up Computer Privacy
Wired News
The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals’ 9-2 decision offered Miranda-style guidelines to prosecutors and judges on how to protect Fourth Amendment privacy
ACLU chapter flags Facebook app privacy
by Caroline McCarthy The Northern California chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has put out a campaign designed to raise awareness of the privacy
Canada may reveal next step on Facebook privacy
By Wojtek Dabrowski TORONTO, Aug 26 (Reuters) – A Canadian regulator may outline new proposals on protecting the privacy of Facebook users on Thursday after
Google Upgrades Traffic Info Via Crowdsourcing, Addresses Privacy
About.com GPS
do so when you have chosen to enable location services on your phone'” states Google, which goes into privacy issues in more detail in the blog post.
FSF launches “Windows 7 Sins” campaign | Hardware 2.0 | ZDNet.com
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes
The purpose of the campaign is to show how “proprietary software in general and Microsoft Windows in particular hurt all computer users” and how the new OS commits the seven cardinal sins of “invading privacy, poisoning education,
Fla. to pay $1.5 million for privacy violations
Crist and the Florida Cabinet have agreed to pay the federal government $1.5 million to settle a complaint that the state violated motorists’ privacy.

Scrapping Privacy To Save News
Sound like an invasion of privacy? Hauser says not at all. The data that’s collected about readers is shared, in graphical form, with them and can be


Keep your Facebook profile private
A Facebook privacy makeover begins by hovering the cursor over Settings and choosing Account Settings. The Settings tab shows your name, contact e-mail

Popularity outweighs privacy fears on Facebook
Toronto Star
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner awarded them a $50000 federal grant this summer to extend the study to more age groups. The broadened study will be

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