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Cavoukian Discusses Privacy by Designon U.S. Public Radio

PRIVACY

December 20, 2013

In an interview with All Things Considered host Audie Cornish on U.S. public broadcaster NPR, Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian discusses the importance of privacy, her belief that the expectation of privacy remains reasonable and her Privacy-by-Design (PbD) approach to ensuring privacy is included in products right from the start. “It's all about thinking preventatively, preventing the privacy harm from arising," Cavoukian explains, "as opposed to offering some system of redress after the fact.” The interview features insights from Cavoukian including why privacy is important, reasons for businesses to adopt PbD and ways surveillance programs could be improved through PbD.
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