FIPA Bulletin – June 2013

In this issue:

  • BC Election: It’s time to double down on info rights
  • BC Election Act causes confusion, chills free speech — again
  • Major data security issues bedevil the Federal Government
  • A National ID Card by Stealth?
  • Fighting for a fair deal: FIPA continues to oppose Trans-Pacific Partnership
  • FIPA is hiring! Join the team
  • Access in the Academy: FIPA to launch new ATI/FOI resource for researchers

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FIPA Bulletin – December 2012

In this issue:

  • Big Wins, New Challenges: 2012 in Transparency
  • A new year means new ways to support FIPA
  • Privacy advocates raise red flags over C-12 surveillance measures
  • New parliamentary study tackles big data, social media, and privacy
  • Information Commissioner looks to overhaul Access to Information Act
  • BC Commish tries to limit license plate surveillance system
  • FIPA joins coalition against secretive trade deal
  • Upcoming event: Protecting Consitituent Privacy – Where to Start?

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FIPA Bulletin – August 2011

In this issue:

  • BC’s ‘Open Information, Open Data’ plan shows promise
    …but the other side of ‘Government 2.0’ requires radical changes
    to our “antiquated” privacy protections
  • Coalition formed to battle online spying bills
  • FIPA turns 20! Birthday party September 28
  • Commissioner Denham says BC Ferries-style FOI policy “frustrates the purposes of FIPPA”
  • BC Ferries ‘loses’ 150 pages of controversial material
  • Legal Actions:
    • IBM contract case to be heard in September
    • FIPA fights insurance company over use of credit checks to determine risk
    • Cases continue re applicability of FOIPPA to subsidiary companies of universities
  • Gaming funds restored!
  • FIPA Donations and memberships at the touch of a button

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