Smart Grid "Privacy by Design" Paper Released
PERSONAL PRIVACY—CANADA & U.S.March 9, 2012
Ontario's Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) have released a paper documenting "the incorporation of Privacy by Design into SDG&E's smart grid initiative," marking a first-of-its-kind partnership in the U.S., PR Newswire reports. "Privacy is a fundamental right of every one of our customers and a priority of the company," said Caroline Winn of SDG&E, who authored the paper with Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian. "I am very pleased to be working with SDG&E to ensure that our innovative privacy framework is an integral part of the smart grid deployment," Cavoukian said.