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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Sunday, September 16, 2007
I'm a bit torn about this: The historian in me thinks this is really cool, but the privacy guy is a bit nervous about the development of this technology.
Historians are trying to deal with sixteen thousand bags of shredded documents from the repressive East German regime. They are testing a pilot project with technology that will scan and automagically assemble the billions of pieces.
See: Puzzling Together the Past: New Computer Program to Reassemble Shredded Stasi Files - International - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News. Thanks to the Lazy Genius for the link (The Lazy Genius :: New Computer Program to Reassemble Shredded Stasi Files).
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