CPR for Friday, February 12, 2010

The Future of Privacy Regulation (speech)

Remarks at the 11th Annual Privacy & Security Conference, Victoria, British Columbia

Privacy failures threat to public

the minister responsible, was not available, someone in government could offer a response to the report by acting privacy commissioner Paul Fraser.

Canadian customs refuse to disclose laptop border search policy

Cooperate and they invade your privacy and maybe confiscate your stuff. Say “no” and they confiscate your stuff for sure, then maybe throw you in a detainment cell for suspicious behavior as a bonus. Acting on principle is easy when

Windsor man guilty of murder, case linked to illegal background checks

Ann Cavoukian released a 213-page report that found nearly one-third of the 55 Crown attorney’s offices in Ontario had received information gleaned

NB justice minister resigns over privacy issue


Justice Minsiter Bernard LeBlanc resigned Thursday after being accused of violating the privacy rights of a Fredericton-area woman.

Minister quits over privacy breach
Justice Minister Bernard LeBlanc resigned from cabinet Thursday over the improper release of a name in a November email even though he

Stop Google Buzz From Showing the World Your Contacts

Whether you call it a huge privacy flaw or just an annoyance, Google Buzz can put the contacts you automatically follow—aka those you most frequently email or chat—on a public profile page. Here’s how to undo that.

Google Buzz Makes Private Contact Info Public

And, just like Facebook, Google Buzz managed to completely overstep the bounds of personal privacy. When launched, Buzz automatically makes you a follower of the people you contact and chat with most frequently via Gmail.

Facebook Denies ‘All Wrongdoing’ in ‘Beacon’ Data Breach

By David Kravets Facebook is denying it illegally breached the privacy of its users in a proposed $9.5 million settlement to a class action challenging its

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