CPR for Monday, May 12, 2008

Fear the ‘web’ of deceit: expert; Social-networking sites expose
The Kingston Whig-Standard – Kingston,Ontario,Canada
Information posted on these social-networking sites used by millions of people can be stolen and used lawlessly, Jennifer Stoddart told the Whig-Standard

‘Practical’ guide to help show when safety trumps privacy
Ottawa Citizen – Ontario, Canada
Yesterday, Mr. Loukidelis and Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian issued a joint statement to reaffirm that personal information can be disclosed in

Law allows disclosure of health info: privacy groups
CTV.ca – Canada
But Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian, and BC counterpart David Loukidelis, say privacy laws do not prevent contacting a family if there are real

Ontario and BC Privacy Commissioners issue joint message: personal
Canada NewsWire (press release) – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Dr. Ann Cavoukian, and the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia, David Loukidelis, are reaching out to educational institutions,

Licence-plate readers worry privacy advocates
Telegraph-Journal – Saint John,New Brunswick,Canada
VANCOUVER – A new high-tech crime-fighting tool that police believe has revolutionary potential is worrying some civil libertarians and privacy watchdogs.

Privacy Commissioner Requested to Investigate Bell Canada Over
Zeropaid – San Diego,CA,USA
The Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic recently announced that they are making a request to the privacy commissioner to investigate

Applications offset privacy settings online
Chicago Tribune – United States
It turns out, even the privacy-conscious Sarah Browns of the world freely hand over personal information to perfect strangers. They do so every time they

Tips to protect your privacy
Chicago Tribune – United States
—AP •Provide enough information for your friends to be able to identify you but not so much that someone could use information to steal your identity.

Invasions of Privacy
The Nation. – New York,NY,USA
Still, it’s good that Senator Nelson supports the need to learn who authorized this invasion of privacy by Burger King into the lives of American citizens.

IT body wants new internet guidelines
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has made its submission as part of the government’s review of the country’s privacy laws. “Historically, Australia has

Privacy law revision urged
News.gov.hk – Hong Kong
Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Roderick Woo says there is a need to revise the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance to cope with Hong Kong’s latest

Clinic patients’ choice: Recourse or privacy
Las Vegas Sun – Las Vegas,NV,USA
met for several hours with batteries of lawyers on both sides to decide how far the defense can intrude on the privacy of the plaintiffs.

Privacy of adoption law
The Times of Trenton – NJ.com – Trenton,NJ,USA
Those who want to eliminate a birth parent’s privacy claim that New Jersey’s adoption law protects only the adopted child. That claim is wrong.

Facebook Improves Privacy to Reduce Crime
WBAY – Green Bay,WI,USA
By Jason Zimmerman When it comes to privacy on the Internet, most teenagers aren’t shy about posting on Facebook. It’s a web site allowing users to post

The privacy illusion
Chicago Daily Herald – Chicago,IL,USA
Yet those advances — from the cell phone that plays movies to the cards that let us speed through the gas station — have a price: Privacy.

Facebook Responds To MySpace With Facebook Connect
Washington Post – United States
It will allow users to ?connect? their Facebook identity, friends and privacy to any website. Third party websites will be able to implement and offer more

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