CPR for Monday, October 26, 2009

Constant Surveillance Rankles Britons
New York Times
Her case, now scheduled to be heard by a regulatory tribunal, has become emblematic of the struggle between personal privacy and the ever more powerful

Beacon settlement gets preliminary OK
cough up $9.5 million to set up a nonprofit foundation to “fund projects and initiatives that promote the cause of online privacy, safety and security.

Are Flash Cookies Devouring Your Privacy?
PC World
A recent study called “Flash Cookies and Privacy” reports that even the private browsing modes in the latest browsers won’t hamper LSOs.

DHS information-sharing initiative stalls due to privacy concerns
Lawmakers would not be satisfied until the comptroller general reviewed the DHS secretary’s certification and agreed the initiative meets privacy

Kandahar spy blimp raises privacy concerns
More troubling than the general privacy issues are residents’ concerns that the device could be used to spy on women. Women’s rights are a highly

Q&A: Schneier warns of marketers and dancing pigs
When will we see more people using encryption for communications, people who aren’t geeks and privacy freaks? Schneier: I used to say when it was enabled by … 

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