CPR for Monday, April 7, 2008

Alleged hacking of woman’s Internet by federal officials subject
CJFW – Terrace,BC,Canada
TORONTO – Canada’s privacy office is looking into allegations that federal human-rights investigators tapped into an unwitting woman’s Internet connection

Privacy czar probes alleged Net hack by officials
Toronto Star – Ontario, Canada
The unauthorized use of someone’s computer or network could constitute a serious breach of privacy, the office of Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart

HIPAA at 5: Privacy act reaches beyond hospitals
Dothan Eagle – Dothan,AL,USA
HIPAA administrators from across the medical scope have since been designated to teach personnel how to inform patients of their privacy rights,

Couple sue Google for invading privacy with Street View
CNET News.com – San Francisco,CA,USA
a couple in Pittsburgh has sued Google claiming that the Street View on Google Maps is a reckless invasion of their privacy.

Leading article: Privacy? Yes. Secrecy? No
Independent – London,England,UK
The Speaker and the Prime Minister tried to use the privacy argument in their doomed attempt to prevent full disclosure of MPs’ expenses.

TalkTalk boss gets his wires crossed over internet privacy
The Observer – UK
Charles Dunstone is the ebullient chief executive of Carphone Warehouse and not a man to mince his words. When Rory Cellan-Jones, the BBC’s technology

Privacy protected assures Health Ministry
Fijivillage – Suva,Fiji
This is the confirmation from the Ministry of Health after revelations that the Notifiable Disease List, will result in the Authorities having to notified

Couple sues Google for violating privacy
Special Broadcasting Service – Australia
A western Pennsylvania couple has sued Google Inc, saying pictures of their home that appear on the website’s “Street View” feature violates their privacy,

University of Washington Tracking the Edge of Privacy
Slashdot – USA
If I choose to “install” the “software”, then I should also be able to set it to “privacy” or “stealth” mode so that nobody could track or bother me while

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