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  1. New Crime Statistics - Counting the Victims behind the CrimeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    ... this new data-set Police worked collaboratively with Statistics NZ, drawing on their expertise in managing data privacy and confidentiality. In 2015 a partner data set, the Recorded Crime Offenders Statistics (RCOS), will also be launched which will ...


  2. Alberta NDP says Royal Alexandra Hospital in dire need of repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... proportion of four-bed rooms and two-bed rooms in the Royal Alex risk cross-patient infections and reduce patient privacy. "The ventilation system a is not at the minimum standard for infection control and the conclusion is that fixing that is more ...


  3. Spanish MEP: We Need Google Inc (GOOGL) For Its InnovationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

    ... revealed a variety of issues that the European authorities have with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL). They include data privacy, since the data that the tech giant has on its users is considered by EU to be its property and not the company's; data ...


  4. Lakeridge Health reports 578 patient records inappropriately accessedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Hospital officials say 14 staff members who provide mental health services have been disciplined over the privacy breach, which occurred during a 10-year period between December 2004 and summer 2014. "We're letting the community know, we're advising patients -- those who have had their records accessed -- that it's formally a privacy breach," said Kevin Empey, the hospital's president and CEO.


  5. EU net neutrality discussions to continue into the next yearRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    ... the Council wants to put "citizens back at the center of things." Loek is Amsterdam Correspondent and covers online privacy, intellectual property, online payment issues as well as EU technology policy and regulation for the IDG News Service. Follow ...


  6. The Intangible Benefits of APMRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Java Developer's Journal

    ... technologies are quickly developing and with it come challenges such as bridging infrastructure gaps, abiding by privacy concerns and making the concept a reality. These challenges can't be addressed w... The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the ...


  7. Are Controversial Spy Phone Apps A Privacy Concern? Or Is It An Over-Reaction?Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Release News

    ... of company mobile cell phones. Recently, there have been several news reports that spy apps are a serious breach of privacy, some websites selling spy apps have been shut down. The main reason was because this type of monitoring could potentially ...


  8. European Parliament calls on Commission to consider breaking up GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... competition spokesman, Ricardo Cardoso, said in an email. Loek is Amsterdam Correspondent and covers online privacy, intellectual property, online payment issues as well as EU technology policy and regulation for the IDG News Service. Follow him on ...


  9. Algorithms Can Ruin LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    ... the way that, for example, Amazon purchases do, individual travelers end up surrendering large amounts of personal privacy to data-mining algorithms, with little but false alarms to show for it. As renowned computer security expert Bruce Schneier ...


  10. Privacy breach at city hallRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CJAD

    ... s a personal initiative by the officers and not police policy. A police department spokesman says they take personal privacy issues seriously and it won't happen again.


  11. Gemalto's African mobile marketing win-win planRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

    ... operators often get overly enthusiastic. From Gemalto's point of view, there needs to be greater focus on respect of privacy and security, as well as in knowing the end user, as everything is moving faster and mobile network operators are usually ...


  12. TheGoodData wants your browsing data to benefit good causesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | GigaOM

    A new scheme called TheGoodData launched on Thursday to help people protect their online privacy - or, if they'd rather allow themselves to be tracked, to allow the monetization of the resulting data for the benefit of microloan schemes in developing countries. The U.K.-based "data cooperative" has produced a Chrome plugin - based on Disconnect's open-source technology - that acts as a blocker for the myriad advertising and analytics trackers that infest many webpages, stopping the data brokers behind those tools from following the user's search and browsing history.


  13. With Apple's Watch looming, is it time firms faced up to wearable security?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ZDNet

    Given figures suggesting Apple could have shipped over 47 million Watches by the end of 2016, some firms seem remarkably relaxed about the potential impact of wearables on staff privacy and corporate security. Some 64 percent of companies are not concerned by the proliferation of wearables, half of them think there's no need to introduce limitations on data captured by wearables, and 15 percent see no security issues at all, according to research from Trend Micro.


  14. Use Uber? Snapchat? Google Maps? Now Twitter knowsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    ... has integrated its software kit, might use the data for mobile app ads. Still, Twitter's move stands to raise privacy concerns at least among some people, perhaps depending on which other apps are on their phones. Twitter's data collection will ...


  15. Zoho to Insightly: Data2CRM Announces New Dawn of CRM MigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | LivePressWorld

    ... in two directions. As long as, the SaaS has an automated nature, it excludes any human interaction and ensures data privacy and security. The service eliminates any manual approaches such as coding or copy/paste. The uptime of the current CRM ...


  16. Tech viewpoint on predictive modellingRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Brand Republic

    ... models that can be used to create a portrait of a consumer using device and browser data that comes with much lower privacy concerns. These techniques, which match up various devices to a certain user, can be up to 85 per cent accurate at ...


  17. Sharing on the web: it's an emotional businessRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Brand Republic

    ... as people desire greater social fame and, at the same time, become increasingly concerned about their online privacy. Thirty-seven per cent of UK 16- to 24-year-olds admit that they would "love to become famous online". The study also confirms what ...


  18. Patient with potential contagious illness forces evacuation of ER at Calgary hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... nature of the patient's symptoms. Health officials would also not confirm the patient's age or gender citing patient privacy. At this time, it is not confirmed what the illness may be; however, out of an abundance of precaution, AHS has enacted ...


  19. EU watchdogs to apply 'right to be forgotten' rule on Web worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    European privacy regulators want Internet search engines such as Google and Microsoft's Bing to scrub results globally, not just in Europe, when people invoke their "right to be forgotten" as ruled by an EU court. The European Union's privacy watchdogs agreed on a set of guidelines on Wednesday to help them implement a ruling from Europe's supreme court that gives people the right to ask search engines to remove personal information that is "inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant".


  20. Post Your Own ReplyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | InformationWeek

    ... necessarily concerned with how it all works. This can be a good or bad thing when it comes to things like data privacy or understanding the effects of how information being posted on the Internet can be accessed by multiple sources. The reality is ...