CPR for Thursday, March 20, 2008

Canadian News

Privacy commissioner slaps ATA
Edmonton Sun – Alberta, Canada
The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta has ruled the ATA News, the newsletter put out by the union, violated the Personal

World / Internet News

ISP Tracking: The Mother of All Privacy Battles
New York Times Blogs – New York,NY,USA
There is some discussion coming out of Britain over what may well be the biggest issue in the debates about privacy and advertising. Big companies like AOL,

How to secure your Windows computer and protect your privacy with
TechRepublic – Louisville,KY,USA
This guide from Howard Fosdick explains many of the threats to your security and privacy you may encounter when you use Microsoft Windows.

Privacy reforms to cause industry shake-up
CIO Australia – Australia
Australia could see its biggest data breach yet when tough privacy laws clash with lax security culture. Amendments to the Privacy Act include a range of

Help Name the Homeland Security Privacy Pig
Wired News – USA
By Ryan Singel March 19, 2008 | 6:28:35 PMCategories: Privacy THREAT LEVEL gained a new mascot Wednesday thanks to the gift of this flying privacy pig from

Facebook changes privacy options
Web User – London,UK
Facebook members are being informed of changes to the social network’s privacy policy with messages appearing on their news boards.

Facebook Expands Privacy Features, Including a Faux One
Wired News – USA
By Ryan Singel March 19, 2008 | 4:49:16 PMCategories: Glitches and Bugs, Privacy Facebook launched a series of new privacy controls Wednesday that lets

Facebook’s New Privacy Measures: Problems Already?
Marketing Pilgrim – Raleigh,NC,USA
As promised yesterday, Facebook has announced new privacy measures. The new features include long-sought for privacy controls based on friend lists (which

Recent Decisions Of And Latest News From The Office Of The Privacy
Mondaq News Alerts (subscription) – London,UK
This article summarises three recent cases that came before the Privacy Commissioner late last year and recent news from the Office of Privacy Commissioner.

Australia: APEC Data Privacy Pathfinder
Mondaq News Alerts (subscription) – London,UK
The APEC Data Privacy Pathfinder (Pathfinder) was formally endorsed by APEC members when they met in Sydney last year. The purpose of the Pathfinder is to

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