Aug 182010
 August 18, 2010  Posted by  Misc, Non-U.S.

Vito Pilieci reports:

The world has less than a decade to make the protection of personal information and online privacy a priority before the two concepts are lost forever, according to Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner.

Speaking at a conference held at the University of Ottawa, Ann Cavoukian said Tuesday that information is already flowing freely and technology is advancing at a pace at which legislation pertaining to privacy rights can no longer keep up.

Cavoukian argued now is the time for governments to radically change the way they police the sharing of personal information.

Read more in the Calgary Herald.

Thanks to Sharon Polsky for sending this link.

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