The draft recommendation from the European Parliament INTA committee on ACTA has been posted online, confirming the committee “declines to consent to conclusion of the agreement.”
Archive for April, 2012
The Guardian reports on the astonishing restrictions at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, which include “branding police” to ensure only licensed brands appear at Olympic venues.
The NY Times features a story that provides a closer examination of cybercrime claims. It finds that “widely circulated cybercrime estimates are generated using absurdly bad statistical methods, making them wholly unreliable.”
B.C. Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has called on the province to amend its privacy law by adding mandatory data breach reporting requirements. Her office investigated 500 privacy breach cases last year alone.