News for Wednesday, September 23, 2015

  • Office of Personnel Management underestimated number of fingerprints stolen in hack… by 4 million. ->
  • Airlines' privacy policies do little to protect consumers' personal data. ->
  • Drive holding millions of B.C. education records lost in data breach. ->
  • Facebook offers new opt-out tool for behavioural adverts, but doesn’t stop collection of user data. ->
  • Size of B.C. data breach ‘especially troubling,’ says privacy commissioner. Largest in the province’s history. ->
  • No privacy for voters in federal election campaign. Parties are exempt from the Privacy Act. ->
  • Chatting in Secret While We're All Being Watched. /via @jennbarrigar ->
  • Correctional Services Canada's prison cellphone surveillance may have hit nearby homes. ->

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