CPR for Monday, October 19, 2009

Two probes to focus on Raitt
Toronto Star
said he was told late Friday that both Mary Dawson, the conflict-of-interest and ethics commissioner, and privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart are to

Ottawa won’t budge on secrecy laws
Toronto Star
In June, the Commons committee on access to information, privacy and ethics issued two reports urging changes to improve access-to-information legislation

Canada: Privacy Commissioner Concerned Over License Plate Spying
Assistant Privacy Commissioner of Canada has not approved use of license plate scanners by the mounties. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

When 2+2 Equals a Privacy Question
New York Times
By NATASHA SINGER TIME to revisit the always compelling — and often disconcerting — debate over digital privacy. So, what might your movie picks and your  

Privacy law established by stealth in Britain, report says
By Robert Verkaik, Law editor Britain has established a privacy law by stealth which has made inroads into all parts of society, a leading human rights law

Politicians, corporations ‘rewarded’ for infringing privacy
Deutsche Welle
An annual award for the greatest abusers of data protection and privacy infringement is highlighting those, considered by some, to be German privacy‘s

OFT casts a wide net for online privacy inquiry
Financial Times
By Maija Palmer, Technology Correspondent Internet retailers and online search companies will be among those investigated in the next six months by the

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