Jun 152009
 
 June 15, 2009  Posted by  Govt, Laws, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Canadian MPs call for expanded privacy law

A Commons committee says the federal privacy law should be expanded to cover new technology such as live surveillance-camera feeds and DNA swabs collected from suspects.

Currently the Privacy Act covers only information collected by the government in recorded form, such as papers, tapes and computer files.

Read more from Canadian Press. You can also read the report: The Privacy Act: First Steps Towards Renewal.

U.S. Court Weighs E-mail Privacy, Again

A Commons committee says the federal privacy law should be expanded to cover new technology such as live surveillance-camera feeds and DNA swabs collected from suspects.

Currently the Privacy Act covers only information collected by the government in recorded form, such as papers, tapes and computer files.

Read more from Canadian Press. You can also read the report: The Privacy Act: First Steps Towards Renewal.

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