CPR for Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Information ombudsman’s private session stirs up hornets’ nest
The Canadian Press – OTTAWA
that Marleau and Access to Information Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart invited to a “networking” cocktail reception at the Rideau Club Monday night.

The Surveillance Society report: Privacy and safeguards
Info4Security – London,England,UK
The report recommends that the Government “track and make full use of new developments in encryption and other privacy-enhancing technologies and in

Privacy Advocates Take Issue With California Bill on Pharmacy Mailings
California Healthline – Oakland,CA,USA
Calderon told legislators that the bill would preserve patients’ privacy, but privacy advocates said the bill would allow pharmaceutical companies to

UF notifies students of online records privacy breach
University of Florida – Gainesville,FL,USA
University of Florida officials today mailed letters of notification to more than 11300 current and former students regarding a privacy breach that resulted

U. theft threatens patients’ privacy
Salt Lake Tribune – United States
By Melinda Rogers Lorris Betz, senior vice president of University Health Care, is joined by Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder, back right,

University of Florida notifies students of online records privacy
ABC Action News – Tampa,FL,USA
They say a privacy breach resulted in the names, addresses and social security numbers being posted online that may have been accessible to the public.

State to study student privacy policies
Brattleboro Reformer – VT, United States
Federal law protects the privacy of students and families and the Department of Education has policies to ensure that reports that are released do not

Google says it would support US privacy law
Reuters India – Mumbai,India
By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google Inc has told a senior Republican lawmaker concerned about privacy that the Internet search and advertising

Congress Should Include Privacy Measures In Health IT Legislation
Medical News Today (press release) – UK
Privacy advocates on Wednesday told members of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee that health information technology legislation should

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