Enhanced licences under scrutiny
The Gazette (Montreal) – Quebec,Canada
Chibba said Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s privacy commissioner, has balked at this approach. Cavoukian proposes that Ontario ensure its driver’s licences are

Licence to waste money
Windsor Star – Ontario, Canada
As Ontario’s privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian has pointed out, this unnecessary duplication could end up wasting tax dollars: “Don’t ask us to recreate

Assessing And Managing Your Privacy and Security Risks – Part I
The Metropolitan Coporate Counsel – Mountainside,NJ,USA
Kirk J. Nahra heads the Privacy Practice at Wiley Rein LLP in Washington DC. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional, and is the Chair of the

Is Google Violating a Privacy Law in California?
Search Engine Roundtable – USA
A New York Times blog post talks about the possibility that Google may be violating a privacy law because there is no link to Google’s privacy policy on the

Medical ID theft can injure finances, endanger lives
Dallas Morning News – Dallas,TX,USA
•www.patientprivacy rights.org –Austin-based Patient Privacy Rights is a nonprofit organization founded in 2004 by Deborah Peel.

PHRs: Products, Pilots and Privacy Concerns
ADVANCE – King of Prussia,PA,USA
Privacy and security is the biggest concern among patients and clinicians, Cantrell said. “That’s a key component for all of us supporting the PHR.

Minnesota town bans Google Maps Street View – North Oaks wants privacy
TECH.BLORGE.com – Sydney,Australia
By Dave Parrack Google Maps Street View feature has always had a question mark hanging over it in terms of invasion of privacy and civil liberties,

Google’s Home Page Could Get Them In Trouble With The Law (GOOG)
Silicon Alley Insider – New York,NY,USA
The NYT reports that Larry and Sergey’s religious dedication to keeping the page clean could be breaking a California privacy law. Why?

Google looks like a better option for protecting e-mail privacy
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle – Rochester,NY,USA
I had heard that their privacy policy was terrible. Do you think there might be other options with better privacy? “Google maintains and processes your

California Privacy Chief Says Google Should Improve Disclosure
New York Times Blogs – New York,NY,USA
As I wrote earlier, Google, which puts a link to its privacy policy on its “About Google” page, says it is complying with the law.

Computer Crime Laws Chill Discovery of Customer Privacy Threats
Bay Area Indymedia – San Francisco,CA,USA
by via the EFF Friday, May 30, 2008 :Have you ever wanted to test whether an e-commerce website is keeping your data secure? The federal Computer Fraud and

Keep your medical records out of thieves’ hands
Dallas Morning News – Dallas,TX,USA
pharmacies and insurance companies,” said Pam Dixon, executive director of the World Privacy Forum, a nonprofit privacy-rights organization in Cardiff

Unmarked NYPD helicopter’s keen eye worries privacy groups
San Francisco Chronicle – CA, USA
“From a privacy perspective, there’s always a concern that ‘New York’s Finest’ are spending millions of dollars to engage in peeping-tom activities,” said

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