CPR for Monday, April 21, 2008

Privacy Commissioner Concerned with Ticketmaster’s Privacy
Government of Canada Newsroom (press release) – Ottawa,ON,Canada
OTTAWA, April 18, 2008 – Privacy Commissioner of Canada Jennifer Stoddart expressed concern with the information collection and privacy practices of a major

Privacy the latest victim of Tory CWB battle
Winnipeg Free Press – Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada
However, it is quite another issue to flout privacy laws in a bid to gather personal information about individual farmers who market through the board.

Doctors must guard privacy
Hamilton Spectator – Hamilton,ON,Canada
Many Canadians use personal shredders to protect themselves from identity theft and other invasions of privacy. How can a doctor not be aware of the

NJ’s top court to rule on Internet privacy
The Star-Ledger – NJ.com – Newark,NJ,USA
by Tom Hester/The Star-Ledger The New Jersey Supreme Court is prepared to rule today on the issue of whether an Internet user has the right to privacy

Google going soft on its privacy pledge?
CNET Blogs – Cupertino,CA,USA
European regulators cut Google some slack based on its word that it was going to immediately look into ways to boost privacy. A year into that pledge,

EU privacy report urges Internet search engine providers to limit
Creative Mac – Newport Beach,CA,USA
A European Union privacy panel on Wednesday urged Internet search engine providers like Google Inc., Yahoo and MSN to delete data taken from users after six

Effort to reduce privacy breaches faces obstacles
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (subscription) – Milwaukee,WI,USA
Last week, Metavante Corp. released a study of the state’s privacy practices at Gov. Jim Doyle’s request, and in recent months major state agencies have

The Spy in the Coffee Machine: (The End of Privacy as We Know It
Times Online – UK
The “abolition of privacy” was the stated intention of the horrible Marxist sociology professor Howard Kirk in The History Man, Malcolm Bradbury’s novel of

Reverse Phone Lookup Searches and Your Online Privacy Rights
Los Angeles Chronicle – CA, USA
If you value the privacy of your own personal information, then you know exactly what is meant here – a lot of information can be discovered about you using

Know Your Privacy Rights – Nighttime Telemarketing Is Illegal
Los Angeles Chronicle – CA, USA
This law is a part of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act – something you may wish to become familiar with to know your privacy rights against unethical

Health privacy ‘at risk’
Melbourne Herald Sun – Australia
The Melbourne physician says patient privacy is compromised in the overdue HealthSMART project. He believes it will reveal intimate information “to

Doctor Blogs and Patient Privacy
InjuryBoard.com – Tampa,FL,USA
A recent article on the NPR website raised several valid concerns about doctor blogs and the impact they have on patient privacy. According to the article,

‘What good is the privacy law if government warehouses data’
WorldNetDaily – Grants Pass,OR,USA
“If this bill becomes law, each year 73000 newborn citizens will not be protected by the state genetic privacy law. The [state] will take their DNA and

Privacy and Property Rights
American Thinker – Bellevue,WA,USA
The word “privacy” cannot be found in either the Declaration of Independence or in the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The word “private” occurs

Electronic Personal Health Records Raise Privacy Concerns
Newsinferno.com – New York,NY,USA
There is not a lot of research being conducted on how PHRs compare with other types of medical records or how privacy concerns over PHRs are to be addressed

No Easy Answers For Data Privacy
Internet News – Fallbrook,CA,USA
By Kenneth Corbin: More stories by this author: WASHINGTON — In the great Internet privacy wars, where so much of the debate takes place through prepared

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