A recently released study has given further evidence to the link between privacy and personal information protection and consumer confidence.Read more
Many people would tend to think of Internet content as being free.Read more
In a move to monitor inventory in its stores, Wal-Mart will launch an item-level Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) inventory tracking program starting August 1st, 2010. In its first phase, the system will track individual pairs of jeans, socks and underwear. The items will be tagged with removable RFID tags that can be read from a distance using hand-held scanners so employees will know what sizes are missing from shelves and what is in the stock room, all in a matter of seconds. If the program is successful, it will be rolled out at Wal-Mart’s more than 3750 U.S. stores with more products.Read more
Louise is a central character in our upcoming Consumer Privacy Consultations - not because of her great hair, but because she's engaged online the way many Canadians are...she buys clothing and books online, she updates her Facebook profile regularly, she's got an iPhone.Read more
It’s Data Privacy Day 2010: Are you taking the proper steps to ensure that your personal information is safe?
On Data Privacy 2010 we’d like to take a moment to remind everyone that is the responsibility of both individuals and companies to make sure that personal information is safe.Read more
Is there anything more annoying that 100 people ahead of you in line when you are trying to purchase that perfect holiday gift? Well what about while you are in the midst of your harried purchase, being asked to pull out your driver’s licence so the retailer can record the number? Not only can this be annoying, but it might also be a violation of your personal privacy.Read more
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