CPR for Monday, October 12, 2009

Garry John and Maude Barlow: 2010 Olympics will leave legacy of social
Georgia Straight
Federal privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart and the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association have both raised serious concerns about the threat to

NS prosecutors deny they vetted jurors
National Post
Tyler Anderson Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian, centre, speaks during a press conference held to release a report regarding jury background

Crown under the gun
Standard Freeholder
According to the report by Ann Cavoukian, Crown attorneys in 18 of the 55 offices in Ontario gathered information on possible jurors since 2006 that had no

Google Crowdsources Google Maps, Erases Street View Data
eWeek
Street View, which is now available in 14 countries, is also being rigorously amended by Google to meet citizens’ privacy rights. In August, Google created

Future Internet Privacy Worries Europe
BusinessWeek
“Privacy must, in my view, be a high priority for social networking providers and for their users. I firmly believe that at least the profiles of minors

Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin Fires Back at Google Book Search Critics
eWeek
Brin argued against the claims that Google Book Search is a compulsory license and was sympathetic to concerns about user privacy.  

Web Privacy for the Dead
Wall Street Journal
At the same time, regulators are cracking down on privacy violations for the deceased. vitallock.com offers an application that lets people encrypt personal  
   

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