CPR for Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Canadian News

New Facebook privacy controls
p2pnet.net – Ontario,Canada
p2pnet news | Freedom:- With Facebook’s Beacon recent privacy invasion debacle hovering in the background, the site, “plans to roll out new privacy features

Handhelds, laptops are next privacy frontier
Globe and Mail – Canada
William Leask may seem an unlikely and unseemly poster child for the privacy rights of Canadian travellers, considering he will appear in a Fort Erie, Ont.,

World / Internet News

Facebook to improve privacy controls
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
By Claudine Beaumont, Digital Channel Editor Facebook, the popular social-networking site, has announced a range of new privacy measures that will give

Facebook Adds Privacy Features, Instant-Messaging Soon
dBTechno – Boston,MA,USA
Boston (dbTechno) – Facebook has announced plans to launch many new privacy features for its social-networking site. The new privacy features will give

The Spyware World: Privacy in the Age of Surveillance Technology
Newmobilecomputing.com – USA
But some of this invasion of privacy pays a welcome dividend in convenience and power in our own lives. Where do we draw the line, and how can we use this

Facebook Focuses on Privacy Options and Prepares Online Chat Feature
Media Newswire (press release) – New York,NY,USA
The privacy controls revolve around allowing the user to pick and choose who sees possible sensitive information such as photos, and contact information

Medical privacy puts boy at risk
Gary Post Tribune – Gary,IN,USA
But the lists would get lost, which put the students’ medical privacy at risk, Olson said. Now school officials have adopted the policy of nondisclosure

Facebook adds group privacy controls
NEWS.com.au – Australia
Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg was forced to apologise last year for not responding sooner to privacy complaints. The latest changes will allow more than

Privacy Breach Insurance; new solution for mitigating the risk of
NetworkWorld.com – Southborough,MA,USA
This has gotten the attention of a few Insurance companies who, in response, have created a new insurance product called Privacy Breach Insurance.

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