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Canada and Users tracking

From: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 13:44:18 -0400
Message-Id: <148B7598-AAD3-44B0-AEA1-AFF32F0D4D3F@opera.com>
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    Some of Canada’s most popular websites are flouting
    federal privacy laws by sharing visitors’ valuable
    personal information without their knowledge or
    permission.

    The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
    declined to name the websites that raised privacy red
    flags in research released on Tuesday. But the federal
    watchdog said major sites operated by large companies
    including retailers, travel services, and media, have
    been giving user information they had collected to
    other companies, without those users knowing about it
    or agreeing to it. 
    — http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/marketing/watchdog-warns-of-significant-privacy-concerns-with-some-websites/article4566761/




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Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
Developer Relations, Opera Software
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