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2014-05-15 08:29:04

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - PEN Canada voiced its concern at revelations that local telecom companies and other service providers disclosed personal information from nearly 800,000 customers in a single year, a practice that would be codified in two bills currently before Parliament. The Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act (Bill C-13), currently being discussed at the Standing Committee for Justice and Human Rights, would provide telecom companies with criminal and civil...

2014-05-15 08:27:42

Mobile & App Design Awards and TRUSTe launch groundbreaking partnership to increase adoption of mobile privacy best practice across the industry LONDON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRUSTe, the leading global data privacy management company, today announced a partnership with the 2014 UK Mobile & App Design Awards, to champion mobile privacy best practice within the industry. The Awards are part of a global Grand Slam series including participants from UK, U.S., Asia and...

2014-05-14 12:21:24

Revolutionary ASTRIA(TM) Provides Features and Flexibility Not Previously Available In RFID Registration Decals for Vehicles HONG KONG, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The STAR RFID & SYSTEMS GROUP, manufacturers and suppliers of RFID hardware, tags and professional services, today introduced its new ASTRIA(TM), RFID-enabled 3(rd) License Plate / Vehicle Registration Decal. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/87541Photo -...

2014-05-13 16:33:39

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today praised the highest European court's ruling that people have a "right to be forgotten" and can have online search results linking to outdated, irrelevant information removed. "This is a substantial victory for the right to privacy," said John M. Simpson, Consumer Watchdog's Privacy Project director. "I hope the online giants will follow the same policy in the United States. If they don't, we need...

Snapchat Reaches Settlement With FTC Over User Agreement Woes
2014-05-09 15:01:25

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Snapchat has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission after a federal complaint alleged that the popular photo messaging service made false promises that photos were being deleted in a timely manner. The FTC complaint alleged that the issue was not in line with what was outlined in the company’s user agreement. According to an FTC statement, the main complaint stems from the fact that photo messages remained stored on...

2014-05-08 08:32:42

TAMPA, Fla., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted document management firm eBridge Inc. has successfully completed a rigorous data management security examination by an outside assurance/compliance auditor, and has met the strict compliance requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) process. "Voluntarily achieving HIPAA and SOC 2 compliance status from third-party independent auditors attests to our...

2014-05-07 08:39:52

Respect Network to Launch World's First Global Private Cloud Network MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the opening day of the Internet Identity Workshop in Silicon Valley, Respect Network announced that it will launch public registration for the world's first global private cloud network on June 23 with events in London, San Francisco, Sydney, Tel Aviv and Berlin. A network similar to the global banking or email networks, the Respect Network will empower...

2014-05-06 23:12:45

The Masters Conference, an advanced legal educational experience, today announced the lineup of sessions and speakers for its Chicago event to be held May 28, 2014. The focus of the half-day conference is “FRCP Amendments, Big Data, Social Media, and Data Privacy - How Do These Impact You?” Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Masters Conference, an advanced legal educational experience, today announced the lineup of sessions and speakers for its Chicago event to be held May 28, 2014....

2014-05-05 08:29:27

Real-Time Quality Assurance Enables Users to Catch Claim Anomalies Before Transactions Are Finalized SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRICAST, Inc. today announced significant enhancements to Reveal®, it's cutting-edge Web-based surveillance software system at the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) Annual Technology & Business Conference in Scottsdale. "Reveal enables our clients to stream their claims data to do real-time analysis or...

2014-05-01 16:37:18

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today backed six broad policy recommendations outlined in the White House report on Big Data and praised the report for identifying potential dangers of discrimination and threats to privacy in what the report called "a world where data collection will be increasingly ubiquitous, multidimensional, and permanent." "I expected the White House team to focus on the benefits of Big Data and gloss over the very...


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