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2011-06-16 13:00:19

Canadian privacy experts have issued a new report (link will go live after embargo lift) today that strongly backs the practice of de-identification as a key element in the protection of personal information.

2010-06-16 16:26:00

New guidance document reveals best practices for protecting electricity users' personal information TORONTO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/information-and-privacy-commissioner-ontario/commissioner-cavoukian-partners-with-major-utilities /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: The photo accompanying this social media release is also available at http://photos.newswire.ca.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.