CPR for Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Former privacy czar seeks to stop legal proceedings, restore
Globe and Mail – Canada
The main motions will be an attempt to invalidate the evidence obtained by the RCMP from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, given the RCMP did not use

Wording in eHealth bill undercuts privacy promises
Vancouver Sun – British Columbia, Canada
Health Minister George Abbott asserted that the disclosure directives outlined in the bill allow patients adequate protection of privacy.

Privacy takes supremacy
Calgary Herald – AB, Canada
I disagree most strongly with Sudhir Jain. He criticizes the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision upholding individual rights and freedoms by finding that

Officials tried for months before privacy breach to secure
CanadaEast.com – Moncton,New Brunswick,Canada
The provincial Health Department tried at least three times to tighten security over its Medicare records a year before it was plunged into a privacy crisis

Mortgage Broker Sues Lenders in Privacy Breach
Washington Post – United States
By Ellen Nakashima LendingTree, an online mortgage broker that claims to have reached more than 20 million customers, had a privacy breach that exposed

Expectation of privacy a precious right
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
Are telecoms and other corporations paid to betray our privacy? We need answers to those questions and more. What I witnessed is just one strand in a

Online Privacy: The Path to Common Ground
InternetNews.com – USA
By Kenneth Corbin: More stories by this author: As I tap out a news story about the latest dustup over consumer privacy on the Internet, I find a formula to

States faulted over privacy breaches; tighter security urged
The Associated Press –
While some of the biggest and most spectacular privacy breaches in recent years have happened at large corporations, state governments have also mishandled

Genetic Data Bill Lacks Privacy Protections, Advocate Warns
iHealthBeat – Oakland,CA,USA
Deborah Peel, founder of Patient Privacy Rights, said the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, approved last week by the Senate Health, Education,

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