CPR for Friday, January 8, 2010

Jennifer Stoddart: Impact of imaging scanners on privacy needs scrutiny
But while any invasion of privacy is deplorable, the federal government has promised to respect the privacy and human dignity of travellers.

TSA To Expand Use Of Full-Body Scanners
Some airports have started using the devices, but critics are worried that the machines invade passengers’ privacy. Some in Congress even want to limit

How online life distorts privacy rights for all
BBC News
By Zoe Kleinman People who post intimate details about their lives on the internet undermine everybody else’s right to privacy, claims an academic.

Facebook and Twitter users ‘undermine their right to privacy’
Economic Times
“Users of new media, in their self-disclosure, are often as complicit in assaults on our privacy as the authorities which orchestrate surveillance,” Kieron

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