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OPC Announces Youth Privacy Video Competition Winners

STUDENT PRIVACY

March 12, 2010

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner has announced the winners of its second annual "My Privacy & Me" national video competition. Entrants between the ages of 12 and 18 produced video public service announcements exploring the importance of privacy. First, second and third-place winners were selected in four categories, and the videos will be posted on the OPC's youth Web site. "Protecting personal privacy on the Internet is a relatively new behaviour that people are still getting used to--and with the prevalence of tools that are available to bring young people online, this issue is more important than ever before," said Assistant Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham. "The high caliber of videos we received this year is heartening because they demonstrate that Canadian youth really seem to 'get' it."
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