CPR for Monday, October 5, 2009

Olympic industry greenwashing concerns activists : Columbia Valley
By Council of Canadians
Federal Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart and the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association have both raised serious concerns about the threat to fundamental rights to privacy and protest arising from the installation and
Social networking sites violate privacy, say feds – The Sault Star
In August, Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart announced a landmark deal with Facebook to improve how it handles the privacy of users and how it shares their information. The deal came a month after Stoddart announced that an
Canadian federal CIO Corinne Charette’s first steps
ITWorld Canada – Scarborough,Ontario,Canada
Your privacy, your responsibility – Ann Cavoukian talks about working with Facebook on boosting user privacy, and has some cautionary words for job seekers

 
Study: MySpace, LinkedIn have privacy issues
Toronto Sun – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
In August, Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart announced a landmark deal with Facebook to improve how it handles the privacy of users and how it shares

Audit finds flaws in FCAT scoring, student privacy

Orlando Sentinel
Some FCAT answer sheets were not properly scored by machines, and some exam readers should not have been hired to score FCAT essays, according to an audit
How much privacy does the Facebook executive team have?
True/Slant
Given the amount of personal data we upload to the site, Facebook often runs into privacy issues. The company has our photos, our e-mail addresses,
Workplace Privacy: A Changing Landscape
Leagle, Inc.
By Dillenberger, Cassandra Workplace privacy issues are being presented with increasing frequency as terminated employees lodge discrimination claims.
Civil rights office unveils genetic privacy proposals
ModernHealthcare.com
By Joseph Conn / HITS staff writer The civil rights office has issued its notice of proposed rulemaking to address privacy issues regarding genetic
Better Privacy Deletes Sneaky Flash Cookies From Firefox
PC World
Firefox add-on Better Privacy (free) can get rid of privacy-busting Flash cookies, also known as local shared objects or LSOs, which are used by many sites
Report: Lack of eHealth standards, privacy concerns costing lives
Computerworld
The executives surveyed cited “legal implications” as their greatest concern when it came to their organizations’ use of secondary data, followed by privacy

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