CPR for Thursday, November 12, 2009

Insurance firms tell privacy commissioner to butt out

Vancouver Sun

OTTAWA — Canada’s privacy czar is facing demands from key players in the insurance industry to butt out of claim investigations and stop complaining about

WCB complaint well-founded

Regina Leader-Post – Regina,Saskatchewan,Canada

By Joe Couture, The Leader-Post November 10, 2009 Saskatchewan’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, Gary Dickson, released Monday a report on an ..

Accidental leaks threaten firms’ network privacy

Financial Post

In Canada, the issue of internal or insider threats is exacerbated because of the country’s relatively strict privacy laws, compared with countries such as

Nymity recognized as Privacy by Design Ambassador for role in

Canada NewsWire (press release) – Toronto,Ontario,Canada

Privacy by Design is a concept that was developed by Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, Dr. Ann Cavoukian , back in the ’90s.

Google Cranks Creepy Meter with Latitude Location History, Alerts

eWeek

Despite the obvious privacy safeguards of not sharing location history with users and offering users the ability to scrub their location history,

Unisys: Interest in Biometric Authentication Growing

eWeek

Perhaps underscoring a concern with fraud and identity theft, a new survey from Unisys found that a growing number of consumers are open to biometric




Regulator warns on school CCTV schemes

Register

By John Oates • Get more from this author The Information Commissioner’s Office has reiterated common sense advice for schools wishing to use CCTV to

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