CPR for Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Privacy commissioner raps Home Depot
Canada.com – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
EDMONTON – Alberta’s privacy commissioner has ordered Home Depot Canada to stop collecting driver’s licence information and storing it on its American

The Week Ahead in Parliament
Hill Times – Ottawa,Ontario,Canada (subscription)
Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart and University of Ottawa law professor Michael Geist to appear before the House Justice Committee studying Bill C-27,

Do men need privacy in public? By Peter Duffy
ChronicleHerald.ca – Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
By Peter Duffy ANOTHER MIXED BAG for you today, including the issue of male privacy, fried bread and a medical update. Remember my story on how some metro

Clarifying Telus’s privacy commitment no easy job
Vancouver Sun – British Columbia, Canada
The brochure was entitled Our Privacy Commitment to You, and she wondered what Telus meant by “privacy.” “I began reading,” Gunn said, “and it started out

Privacy issues plague e-commerce in VN
VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi,Vietnam
VietNamNet Bridge – Privacy issues regarding e-commerce continue to negatively impact businesses and customers, according to experts in HCMC last week.

Disclose data collection practices via privacy policies
TechRepublic – Louisville,KY,USA
Since Web site visitors are (understandably) wary of providing personal data, a common practice for Internet sites is to provide a privacy policy.

Google scheme aims to allay privacy fears
PrecisionMarketing – London,England,UK
Google is attempting to dispel consumer fears over privacy issues in the wake of its DoubleClick acquisition with the launch of a one-stop Privacy Centre.

A guide to privacy controls in Facebook
Computerworld – Framingham,MA,USA
Some of the growing pains incurred at Facebook revolve around privacy and security. Facebook says it respects its members and believes they should have full

The Rising Price of Privacy
EContent (press release) – Wilton,CT,USA
At the same time the FTC approved a merger of Google with ad network and services provider DoubleClick, it also lobbed the issue of privacy back over the

Act changes to protect privacy
The Daily Collegian Online – University Park,PA,USA
By Elizabeth Murphy In the interest of health and safety to students, changes have been proposed for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

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