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Commissioner: Creativity is Essential in Facing New Privacy Challenges


March 17, 2010

When it comes to addressing the new challenges arising from rapidly developing technologies, Canadian Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart is urging privacy professionals to be more creative and strategic than ever before. "Increasingly, those responsible for privacy within organizations need to think outside the box," said Stoddart, who was participating in a panel discussion as part of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) 10th Anniversary Celebration in Washington, DC. "My message to privacy professionals is that they need to go beyond the strict requirements of the law," she said, urging them to ask the question, "What do we need to do to respect people's privacy and minimize the intrusion on that privacy?"
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