Mar 312015
 March 31, 2015  Healthcare, Non-U.S. No Responses »

I continue to grind my teeth while listening to talking heads spout their theories about Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot who seemingly intentionally crashed his plane into the Alps, killing all onboard. Not satisfied with rank speculation about his mental health, talking heads also share their ignorance  about whether German law permits [Read More…]

Mar 302015
 March 30, 2015  Non-U.S., Workplace No Responses »

A Canadian reader sends along this press release from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia: In an investigation report released today, B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham is recommending that the District of Saanich disable key features of its employee monitoring software including keystroke logging, automated [Read More…]

Mar 302015
 March 30, 2015  Business, Non-U.S. No Responses »

Yesterday, I noted the issue of Irish Water obtaining individuals’ PPS numbers. Today, there’s more on Irish Water in the news. reports that the governing political party wants Irish Water to also delete the names of people whose information had been provided by local authorities. Fianna Fáil wants Irish Water [Read More…]