CPR for Thursday, March 27, 2008

Google Apps suite causes privacy concerns in Canada
Bigmouthmedia News – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
university because, under the terms of his contract of employment, he is guaranteed private electronic communications in line with Canada’s privacy laws.

Privacy fears delay Terminal 5 fingerprint biometrics
Infoconomy – London,England,UK
Act. The statement followed a complaint from civil liberties group Privacy International which described the system as “disproportionately intrusive”.

IT Security – Privacy and the human factor
The Tech Herald – Indianapolis,IN,USA
by Steve Ragan – Mar 27 2008, 09:00 Privacy is a hot button issue. Companies scramble to protect it, criminals scramble to violate it, and consumers panic

Leahy Calls For Privacy Legislation
WCAX – Burlington,VT,USA
Senator Patrick Leahy says several recent security problems prove that new privacy legislation is needed. Leahy points to the security breach at Hannaford

Consumers need to step up in protecting their own privacy
Maine Campus Online (subscription) – Orono,ME,USA
I’d like to take a look at consumer privacy from a deeper point of view, especially regarding the recent credit card info leak – more like flood – at

As More Of Our Health Records Move Online, Privacy Concerns Grow
FOXBusiness – USA
But the elephant in the room is privacy. Consumers who enter sensitive medical information into a PHR want assurance that their data won’t be exposed in a

We are not Big Brother, says online ad tracker
Guardian – UK
But privacy campaigners have cried foul over fears that Phorm will become an internet Big Brother, snooping on users. The Foundation for Internet Policy

Google to push privacy initiatives in US
Macworld – San Francisco,CA,USA
by Grant Gross Google is working with other companies to push consumer privacy legislation in Congress and will work with the US Federal Trade Commission to

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