CPR for Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Privacy boss raises health data concerns
Calgary Herald – AB, Canada
Warning – Alberta’s privacy commissioner said this week he is worried about potential changes to the provincial health information act that will make it

Privacy commissioner urged to probe Tory eavesdropping
Toronto Star – Ontario, Canada
OTTAWA — A public interest researcher has filed a formal complaint with Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart, charging top prime ministerial aides,


Security, Civil Liberties Experts Question Data-mining
PC World – USA
The US Congress should limit government data-mining efforts because some techniques don’t work and many raise serious privacy concerns, two experts said


Google launches Street View online software in New Zealand
Telecompaper – Houten,Netherlands
Google had consulted the privacy commission and offered to blur people’s faces and the users can also ask for inappropriate images to be removed,

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