The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (aka PIPEDA) and other Canadian and international laws.
The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.
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Wednesday, May 17, 2006
In the fallout of the most recent privacy scandal (The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: NSA collection of info on ordinary Americans wider than originally suspected), Verizon and Bellsouth are denying having given calling information to the National Security Agency in the first place. (See: NPR : Phone Companies Distance Themselves from NSA.) Another major carrier, Qwest, got some publicity for first saying they were asked by the NSA but refused. (See: Qwest Goes From the Goat to the Hero - New York Times.) There's nothing I can find in a quick search of the conventional media or in the blogosphere suggesting that AT&T have issued any statements one way or another.
Labels: information breaches
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