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Commissioner Launches Guide for Teachers

DATA PROTECTION

November 11, 2011

Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian has launched a new guide for high school teachers on privacy, Digital Journal reports. The Resource Guide for Grade 11/12 Teachers aims to "engage students' interest and stimulate group discussion on a variety of timely topics," the report states. The commissioner's office launched a similar guide for grade 10 teachers last year. "As technology continues to evolve, it is...important to educate teens about privacy protection and the fact that privacy is not about secrecy--it is about the right of individuals to control their own personal information."

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