Websites leaking users’ personal information: Privacy Commissioner

Canada’s privacy watchdog has issued a warning to 11 of Canada’s leading websites to stop handing over their users’ personal information to third parties without permission — or risk public exposure.

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada published the results Tuesday of a study it conducted in the summer that found “significant privacy concerns” with six out of 25 popular Canadian sites — they included media, shopping and travel sites all operated by large, profitable organizations — and questioned the practices of five other sites.

Read more here

About canux
© 2013 CyberTRAX Canada - All Rights Reserved.
Sponsored by C3SA Corp.