Cell phone privacy scandal


"Her eyes widen as she recognizes what has just been dropped on the conference table in her downtown Ottawa office - detailed lists of the phone calls made from her Montreal home, Eastern Townships' chalet, and to and from her government-issued BlackBerry cellphone. Her mouth hangs open, and she appears near tears.

" 'Oh my God,' she says finally. 'I didn't realize this was possible. This is really alarming'."

'She' is Canadian privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart and she's deeply shocked because MacLeans Magazine was able to so easily buy her phone logs online

and from an American company. p2pnet.net - the original daily p2p and digital media news site

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 16th November 2005 7:10AM