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Denham’s Work Shows Passion for Data Protection

PRIVACY COMMUNITY

September 6, 2013

A feature in The Globe and Mail focuses on BC Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, issues of privacy and surveillance and her passion for data protection. “Data protection, I think, is more important now than it’s ever been, especially in the face of massive volumes of personal information that’s collected and analyzed by both public- and private-sector organizations,” Denham said, adding, “Individuals’ ability to control their personal information is more challenging than it’s ever been.” The report highlights Denham’s work in the privacy field, previously as the assistant privacy commissioner of Canada and, since 2010, as BC’s privacy commissioner.
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