CPR for Tuesday, September 15, 2009

UF privacy breach reveals 25 Social Security numbers
Independent Florida Alligator
UF doesn’t normally publicize such a small privacy breach, she said, but the university hasn’t been able to identify and contact the individuals involved,
Columbia Missourian

Council members question license plate readers, fear invasion of
Columbia Missourian
Officials from both departments said Columbia residents should not have concerns about issues of privacy and civil liberty because of the device.

The Tech Herald

Privacy issues plague Facebook users – yet again
The Tech Herald
Privacy issues plague Facebook users – yet again. (IMG: J. Anderson) The story on Reddit was picked up by The Next Web, and as they said in their coverage,

Facebook fights Virginia’s demand for user data, photos
based company that operates under the names United Express, US Airways Express, and Continental Connection — on privacy grounds.
The Tech Herald

A guide to Facebook security and privacy
The Tech Herald
by Steve Ragan – Sep 14 2009, 20:30 The following primer will address the security and privacy settings both offered and seemingly excluded by Facebook. ..

UF reports computer file privacy breach
Orlando Sentinel
The university’s privacy office has not been able to verify contact information for trainers on the list. Anyone who thinks they may be on the list can call
From NP-aaaaaaarrrr: Sweden’s Pirate Party Swashbuckling Privacy
Nashville Scene
It appears that a new political party based in Sweden that calls itself the Pirate Party is making steps to “protect Internet privacy and eliminate patents

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