CPR for Monday, September 21, 2009

How Facebook tried to put a shine on $9.5m privacy suit
guardian.co.uk
We look forward to the creation of the foundation and its work to educate Internet users on how best to control their privacy; engage in safe social
Facebook To Wind Down Beacon To Resolve Privacy Lawsuit
Mediapost.com
The company also will contribute $9.5 million to a settlement fund, approximately two-thirds of which will be used to launch a new privacy foundation.
The White House, Twitter and Facebook
Chicago Sun-Times
Importantly, the PRA requires NARA to prevent the public disclosure of information that would be a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.
At MIT, an experiment identifies which students are gay, raising
Boston Globe
The work has not been published in a scientific journal, but it provides a provocative warning note about privacy. Discussions of privacy often focus on how
Facebook settles privacy suit, to shut down Beacon
Bizjournals.com
Facebook Inc. said late on Friday that it has settled a class-action privacy lawsuit and will shut down the Beacon service that showed actions on its site

Cybersecurity Plan Doesn’t Breach Employee Privacy, Administration
Washington Post
By notifying government employees logging on to their computers that they have “no reasonable expectation of privacy” while using the network,
Facebook Settles Class-Action Suit Over Beacon Service
Wall Street Journal
The company will also pay $9.5 million to create a foundation to fund products that promote online privacy, safety and security, the spokesman said.
States should back privacy over intimidation when it comes to
OregonLive.com
Using intimidation as a campaign strategy should never be endorsed and the judge is right to try to prevent this invasion of privacy (at best) and any
Privacy experts face off over patient control, policy safeguards
Government Health IT
By Mary Mosquera Privacy advocates sparred today over whether active patient consent or more fixed rules for organizations that handle personal health data
Govt review: No privacy problems in cyber security
The Associated Press
The review, completed last month and released Friday, said the system addresses potential privacy concerns by warning employees when they log in that their
Electronic health records open patient privacy questions
FCW.com
By Alice Lipowicz A federal advisory panel today heard several proposals about how to best protect patient privacy while creating and sharing electronic
New Privacy Question For Social Networks
CBS News
Wouldn’t this notification of “one of your friends has shopped here” be a privacy violation? But there’s also the fundamental issue of how much people will

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