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New technologies, old questions – Canada’s efforts on privacy protection

May 8, 2011 by


The Privacy Commissioner of Canada recently published a report called Report on the 2010 Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s Consultations on Online Tracking, Profiling and Targeting, and Cloud Computing. There are two laws in Canada dealing with privacy protection: The Privacy Act and PIPEDA, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. While the Privacy […]

How a Giant Manages a Giant Incident (watching Sony)

April 28, 2011 by


Now, it is a kind of a must to comment on the recent  Hacking of the Sony PlayStation Network (SPN). The scope and numbers are staggering. 77 million customer’s personal information got compromised, and we are talking about every detail a customer had to give away when registering with the Sony service (and Sony asked for a […]