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April 2003 Archives

What David did next - The Guardian

After the furore over data protection last year, SA Mathieson explores the government's designs on our movements in the digital world link

Posted by SteveC at 12:46 PM Fri 25 Apr 2003 Categories: Govt. Consultations , RIP Comms Data (Part I Chapter 2) , RIP Statutory Instrument (Part I Chapter 2) , The Guardian
Scrambling for Safety 6 - Events

WHAT: An open meeting on the Home Office data retention and access consultations, organised by the Foundation for Information Policy Research and Privacy International.

WHEN:1.30pm-5.30pm, Wednesday 14 May 2003.

WHERE:. The Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, Aldwych, London WC2

Admission is free but space is limited, so please RSVP to sfs6@fipr.org if you wish to attend. Also article from PC Advisor here.

Posted by SteveC at 02:02 PM Sun 13 Apr 2003 Categories: Events
Most stupid security measure: winners - Awards

Privacy International today announced the results of its competition to find the worlds most pointless, intrusive and egregious security measures. The competition, launched in February, attracted almost 5,000 nominations from 35 countries. While the air security sector dominated the competition, nominations arose from almost all areas of private and public sector activity. The winners include JFK Airport, T-Mobile (UK), Michigan Correctional facilities and the Australian Government. link

Posted by SteveC at 03:37 PM Wed 9 Apr 2003 Categories: Awards , Privacy