CPR for Friday, June 20, 2008

Critics question no-fly list one year later
Canada.com – Don Mills,Ontario,Canada
Federal privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart testified before the Air India Inquiry last November that there was hardly any consultation with her office

FCC could say Verizon violated privacy laws
USA Today – USA
It would defy a recommendation by FCC Chairman Kevin Martin and his staff earlier this year that concluded Verizon did not violate privacy laws.

FCC expected to rule Verizon violated privacy laws
The Associated Press –
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is expected to rule that Verizon Communications Inc. violated privacy laws when it tried to keep

SF court protects privacy of work communications
The Associated Press –
Users of text messaging services “have a reasonable expectation of privacy” in their messages stored on the service provider’s network, Judge Kim Wardlaw

Court Rules Employee Text Messages Are Private
InformationWeek – Manhasset,NY,USA
By KC Jones Employees can expect a bit more privacy when sending text messages on devices paid for by their employers, according to a court ruling this week

Appeals court limits release of text messages
San Francisco Chronicle – CA, USA
(06-18) 18:09 PDT SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court strengthened privacy rights Wednesday for workers who send text messages from devices supplied by

Ad targeting technology violate privacy, groups say
ZDNet – USA
The ad insertion technology violates “several fundamental expectations of Internet privacy, security and standards-based interoperability,” the report says.

NebuAd Accused Of Ignoring Online Privacy Basic Rules
MediaPost Publications – New York,USA
The study was prepared in advance of an upcoming US Senate hearing about privacy and online advertising called by Byron Dorgan (DN.D.).

Opinion: 9 things you should know about your privacy or lack of it)
Computerworld – Framingham,MA,USA
By Harry Lewis, Ken Ledeen and Hal Abelson If you have a cell phone, and a lot of people do, the phone company knows where you are. It has to.

House leaders plan hearing on Google-Yahoo deal
Computerworld – Framingham,MA,USA
By Linda Rosencrance June 19, 2008 (Computerworld) Congressional leaders are planning to hold a hearing this summer on the competitive and privacy concerns

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