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Dear Public Library Patrons & Strangers

Dear Public Library Patrons & Strangers:

It isn’t that I am not trustworthy and it isn’t that your personal and professional lives are not interesting. I’m just not sure I should have access to your new WiFi number and password, or find your bookmark that used to be a receipt that has your name and part of your credit card number. 45 more words

Random Mutterings

Telus, Rogers raise customer privacy in court

TORONTO – An Ontario judge has agreed to hear a Charter of Rights challenge brought by Telus and Rogers after they were asked by police in April to release cellphone information about 40,000 to 50,000 customers as part of an investigation. 574 more words


Who’s Keeping Your Data Safe in DNA Banks?

Thinner than average, with serious, shadowed eyes, Kevin Anderson, 36, has worked as a filmmaker for over 10 years. He’s traveled throughout Europe and the Americas producing web and sports videos, news packages and documentary shorts. 2,643 more words


Allegations of bizarre and potentially illegal conduct within the World Intellectual Property Organisation have raised serious questions, after The Register obtained access to an internal report indicating reasonable grounds to suspect serious misconduct within the UN agency. 1,139 more words

Forget the outrage over Google's genetic testing ambitions. Convenience beat out privacy long ago

Google’s decision to enter our homes by purchasing Nest and Dropcam has attracted scrutiny from privacy advocates worried about giving the company access to even more information. 304 more words


Erdos on Fundamentally Off Balance: European Union Data Protection Law and Media Expression

David Erdos (University of Cambridge – Faculty of Law ; Trinity Hall) published an article on Data Protection Law and Media Expression in Europe (Fundamentally Off Balance: European Union Data Protection Law and Media Expression). 354 more words