CPR for Thursday, September 24, 2009

Netflix Contest Seen As Posing Privacy Risk
Mediapost.com
by Wendy Davis, 11 minutes ago Privacy advocates are questioning Netflix’s plan to release “anonymized” data as part of an effort to crowdsource
Justice official keeps mum on privacy rights
GovExec.com
By Chris Strohm congressdaily September 23, 2009 A senior Justice Department official on Wednesday refused to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee what
Safety, privacy are fueling debate over student phone directories
SmartBrief
A South Dakota school district is considering allowing parents to limit the amount of information about their children that is made available to the public
IG: TSA employees are privacy pros
FierceGovernmentIT
Employees at the Transportation Security Administration are savvy about privacy and understand how to prevent privacy problems, the Department of Homeland
Privacy Alert: New Health Care Data Breach Notification Rules Take
Pre-Employ.com
by Tom Ahearn 9/23/2009 11:35:00 AM According to the HHS press release, these new “breach notification” regulations protecting patient privacy – which
BeatCrave.com

Is Netflix’s Next Contest a Privacy Time Bomb?
BeatCrave.com
But University of Colorado law professor Paul Ohm says this is a “multi-million dollar privacy blunder” in the making. The second contest provides

Court to Expedite Referendum 71 Signature Privacy Case
Gayapolis
The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals agreed today to expedite a case about releasing the names and addresses of everyone who signed Referendum 71.
Social Media Minute: How To Be ReTweeted, New Facebook Privacy
CMSWire
On Facebook, users can choose their own level of privacy. Users can display their religion, marital status, age and other profile data.
Facebook Settles Online Privacy Lawsuit
Avvo
The popular social networking website Facebook has agreed to cease use of its marketing program after being sued by account holders who felt their privacy

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