CPR for Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Vancouver Olympics security cameras raise privacy concerns
CBC.ca – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
David Loukadelis, British Columbia’s privacy commissioner, said he has been assured the images from those cameras will be available only to key people.

Bell accused of privacy invasion
CBC.ca – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
The group has called on Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart to investigate Bell as well as other ISPs that have either admitted to or are reportedly

Deep packet inspection under assault over privacy concerns
Ars Technica – Boston,MA,USA
CIPPIC has filed an official complaint with Canada’s Privacy Commissioner, Jennifer Stoddart, asking her office to investigate Bell Canada’s use of DPI (and

Privacy watchdog investigates Internet giants
National Post – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
OTTAWA — The Privacy Commissioner is launching an investigation into whether Canada’s telecommunications giants are breaking the law when they use

Bell Canada Accused Of Privacy Invasion Canadian group files
Dslreports – USA
In it, Geist notes that his Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) has filed a privacy complaint (pdf) with the Privacy Commissioner

Bell accused of privacy invasion
CBC.ca – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
“Bell respects the privacy of our customers,” he said. “We are in compliance with our privacy obligations.” CIPPIC said Bell has not disclosed its

Deep packet inspection under assault over privacy concerns
Ars Technica – Boston,MA,USA
CIPPIC has filed an official complaint with Canada’s Privacy Commissioner, Jennifer Stoddart, asking her office to investigate Bell Canada’s use of DPI (and

A price on privacy
San Francisco Chronicle – CA, USA
Sheila Kuehl, D-Santa Monica, working with consumer and privacy advocates, has been pushing legislation that would prohibit phone companies from charging an

Google fuzzes out faces in privacy push
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
In the year since the Google Maps Street View launch, Google says it has only had to respond to a handful of privacy complaints. In addition to the facial

Google blurs the privacy issue
guardian.co.uk – UK
Google is hoping to avoid a fight with European privacy campaigners as it prepares to launch its controversial Street View service this side of the Atlantic

UK gets hair trigger privacy penalty
Inquirer – Harrow,England,UK
Rosemary Jay, a privacy lawyer with Pinsent Masons and former legal advisor to the ICO said that, to be fair, most private firms did take data protection

Opinion: Benefits of personal health records will eclipse privacy
Computerworld – Framingham,MA,USA
Benjamin Wright says: Maybe patients can bolster privacy by inserting legal terms of access (like an end-user license agreement) into the content.

CIPPIC files privacy complaint over Deep Packet Inspection
Digital Home – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
CIPPIC, a group of University Of Ottawa law students who deal with online privacy issues, last week filed a complaint with Canada’s Privacy Commissioner

Proposed privacy rules rile small brokerage firms
InvestmentNews – New York,NY,USA
By Bruce Kelly Small and independent-contractor brokerage firms are convinced that the SEC’s proposed changes to privacy rules related to client information

Privacy watchdog welcomes tough data laws
SC Magazine – London,UK
The Government’s privacy watchdog has welcomed the introduction of the Criminal Justice Bill, which will give it tough new powers to fine businesses that

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