Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Canadians leery of releasing personal census information

Today, Statistics Canada released the first findings from the 2006 census. This was the first year that respondents were asked whether they would consent to have their personally-identifiable information released far in the future. The Canadian Press is reporting that fewer than six in ten Canadians agreed that their information could be made public after 2098. Interesting ... (See: TheStar.com - News - Canadians leery of releasing personal data.)

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