Tag Archive | Privacy

Thousands of Canadians compromised by government information breaches

“Watch Above: Global News has learned there have been nearly 4,000 privacy and data breaches in federal departments over the last year or so. The worst offender was the Canada Revenue Agency. Jacques Bourbeau reports.” …………
To watch video and read the full article go to
http://globalnews.ca/news/1237845/thousands-of-canadians-compromised-by-government-information-breaches/

‘Serious deficencies’ blamed for 3 B.C. health data breaches

Personal health records of 4 million residents shared on unencrypted memory sticks
To read the full article go to
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/06/26/bc-health-ministry-privacy-breach.html

Feds Set To Mandate “Black Box” Data Recorders In Every Car And Truck

Privacy advocates worry, but technology has caught bad drivers lying about accident causes.

WASHINGTON – Many motorists don’t know it, but it’s likely that every time they get behind the wheel, there’s a snitch along for the ride.

This week ended the public comment period on a proposed law that would put so-called black boxes in every new car sold by September 1, 2014. The thing is, most cars already have them unbeknownst to many drivers.
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