CPR for Friday, May 9, 2008

Privacy laws allow disclosure of health information, privacy
The Canadian Press – TORONTO
TORONTO — Two of Canada’s privacy commissions have issued a statement stating personal health information can be disclosed in emergency situations.

Auditor’s staff ambushed me, former privacy watchdog says
Toronto Star – Ontario, Canada
Ottawa–Former federal privacy watchdog George Radwanski blames his fall from grace on being unfairly targeted by the auditor general’s office and the RCMP

Privacy Study
CKWS – Kingston,ON,Canada
CANADA’S PRIVACY COMMISSIONER JENNIFER STODDART WILL BE AT QUEEN’S TO MEET WITH THE RESEARCH TEAM, LED BY SOCIOLOGY PROFESSOR, DR. DAVID LYON.

High-tech licence-plate readers will help cops, worry privacy
Daily Gleaner – Fredericton,New Brunswick,Canada
PRIVACY CONCERN?: Automated plate readers relay information to a police database which can be used to track a vehicle’s location. Some officials feel it is

RFID Tags: Invasion of Privacy or a New Kind of Art?
Wired News – USA
By John Baichtal May 08, 2008 | 3:16:40 PMCategories: Art, Electricity, How-To You’ve heard of them, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID, pronounced arfid)

‘Age verification’ device invades privacy
The Tennessean – Nashville,TN,USA
Technology is a wonderful thing, but this newest application is an invasion of privacy and sets up potentially dangerous situations for women.

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