CPR for Tuesday, April 22, 2008

SPECIAL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS CHANGES TO STREAMLINE BC’S PRIVATE
Tumbler Ridge News – BC, Canada
The act also aligns with the federal and Alberta private-sector privacy laws. The report, titled Streamlining British Columbia’s Private Sector Privacy Law,

SECURING NYU | Safety, privacy line blurred
NYU Washington Square News – New York,NY,USA
As school shootings become more frequent, student mental health privacy becomes an issue, raising the question: At what point is privacy sacrificed for

State’s adoption law protects privacy of birth mothers, too
Asbury Park Press – Asbury Park,NJ,USA
Those who want to eliminate a mother’s privacy claim that New Jersey’s adoption law protects only the adopted child. That claim is wrong.

Indictment: Man invaded privacy
Asbury Park Press – Asbury Park,NJ,USA
FREEHOLD — Richard J. Witzig was arraigned Monday before state Superior Court Judge Bette E. Uhrmacher on three counts of invasion of privacy.

Fighting crime and terrorism while safeguarding privacy
Newsdesk (pressmeddelande) – Stockholm,Sweden
The European Parliament adopted a non-binding report on a proposal for closer cooperation between EU Member States in the fight against terrorism and

NJ high court endorses online privacy; valid subpoena needed
USA Today – USA
In what’s being called the first ruling to support a reasonable expectation of privacy online, the New Jersey Supreme Court has decreed that Internet

Man jailed for breaching privacy of female supervisor
GulfNews – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
The Public Prosecution charged the accused, HK, with sending abusive text messages in which he threatened to malign her reputation, breach her privacy and

Manasquan man charged with invasion of privacy
Asbury Park Press – Asbury Park,NJ,USA
2008 FREEHOLD — Richard J. Witzig was arraigned today in front of state Superior Court Judge Bette E. Uhrmacher on three counts of invasion of privacy.

NJ court: Users can expect privacy from Web providers
New Brunswick Home News Tribune – New Brunswick,NJ,USA
“The reality is that people do expect a measure of privacy when they use the Internet,” Barber said. A message left for Reid’s lawyer was not immediately

Stakeholders, Vendors Reassure Lawmakers About EHR Privacy
iHealthBeat – Oakland,CA,USA
At a recent Congressional briefing, health IT stakeholders and vendors attempted to dispel what they called “privacy myths” regarding electronic health

Audit violates privacy, under investigation
University News (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
What was meant to be an audit of student activity funding procedures may have violated federal privacy law. DaRon McGee, Student Government Association

Police force’s Facebook app raises privacy concerns
ZDNet UK – UK
Last week, Greater Manchester Police became the first UK police force to establish a presence on Facebook, in a move that raises significant privacy issues,

Invasion of privacy: Innocent Americans will be forced to give the
Beaver County Times – Beaver,PA,USA
The federal government is about to strip millions of Americans of their right to privacy. The Associated Press reported the Justice Department plans to

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