CPR for Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Major advances made in Access and Privacy, says Commissioner Ann
Canada NewsWire (press release) – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
“I have never felt as positive about the future of privacy in Ontario as I do right now,” said the Commissioner. “And there have been some very important

Commissioner Ann Cavoukian releasing her Annual Report
Canada NewsWire (press release) – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
TORONTO, May 20 /CNW/ – Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian is releasing her 2007 Annual Report Wednesday. She is also holding a news

Pending law will highlight health-record privacy: Wiseman
CBC.ca – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
New rules governing health records will strengthen Newfoundland and Labrador patients’ privacy, the health minister said Tuesday.

Civil penalties sought for data privacy breaches
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
A LANDMARK review of privacy laws is to recommend civil penalties for failure to notify the federal Privacy Commissioner of any data security breaches,

European Data Privacy Laws Pose E-Discovery Problems
Law.com (subscription) – San Francisco,CA,USA
Clients with operations in the European Union pose a particular problem for electronic discovery because of the strict data privacy laws in most European

Are privacy laws killing Australians?
ZDNet.com.au – Australia
Are Australia’s privacy laws slowly killing Australians by preventing medical professionals gaining access to patient information?

‘Google Health’ launches despite privacy fears
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
“We have put in place the firmest privacy policy we can construct,” Marissa Mayer, Google vice president of search product and user experience,

Congressmen call for a halt to one CATV firm’s Web tracking plans
BetaNews – USA
By Jacqueline Emigh, BetaNews Two founding members of the US Congressional Privacy Caucus have asked the US’ fourth largest cable provider to hold off on

CQ’s Carey Looks At Bush Administration SCHIP Directive, Privacy
Medical News Today (press release) – UK
In response to privacy concerns in a Senate health IT bill, Carey says sponsors of the measure reached an agreement that would ban companies from using

Bleak prospects for privacy
NetworkWorld.com – Southborough,MA,USA
Maybe Sun CEO Scott McNealy was right when he said “You have zero privacy anyway . . . get over it” While Web surfing the other day I ran across a London

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