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Ann Cavoukian: Eye on Online Privacy

Source: GPS by Design

The Harper government says laws are needed to respond to the rapidly changing online world. Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian tells Steve Paikin why she is concerned that Bill C-30 goes too far.

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The Roadmap for Privacy by Design in Mobile Communications: A Practical Tool for Developers, Service Providers, and Users

Source: GPS by Design

Privacy by Design is a concept that is virally spreading around the globe. The powerful concept of engineering privacy directly into the design of new technologies, business practices and networked infrastructure, in order to achieve the doubly-enabled pairing of functionality and privacy, has gained significant adoption by governments, researchers and industry, in any number of sectors.

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Privacy by Design in the Age of Big Data

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Ninety per cent of the data in the world today was created in the last two years. It has been remarked, for example, that “[t]here was 5 exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003, but that much information is now created every two days, and the pace is increasing.”

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Privacy by Design in Law, Policy and Practice A White Paper for Regulators, Decision-makers and Policy-make

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Privacy by Design (PbD) is an approach to protecting privacy by embedding it into the design specifications of information technologies, accountable business practices, and networked infrastructures, right from the outset. It was developed by Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, Dr. Ann Cavoukian, in the 1990s, as a response to the growing threats to online privacy that were beginning to emerge at that time.

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