CPR for Thursday, February 11, 2010

NB minister accused of violating resident’s privacy

The Opposition is calling for the resignation of a Liberal cabinet minister accused of violating the privacy rights of a Fredericton-area woman.

Privacy Commissioner launches public consultations on cloud computing …

“Businesses and individual Canadians are increasingly likely to make use of cloud computing technologies,” said Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart

Canada heads into battle with Facebook for a second time

The complaints have led Canada’s privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart to launch a second probe into Facebook’s privacy policies. Stoddart’s 2009 investigation resulted in the website revising some of its settings.

Following Breach Scandal, BC May Create CPO Post

The announcement comes on the heels of a report this week from Acting Privacy Commissioner Paul Fraser calling for the creation of a new executive-level post to help educate government employees on what to do in the case of a privacy

Feds push for tracking cell phones

Even though police are tapping into the locations of mobile phones thousands of times a year, the legal ground rules remain unclear, and federal privacy

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