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Canadian Identity Theft Coverage

Identity theft got some more attention today with CBC coverage on reactions to their Going Going Gone segment.
Silentbanker windows trojan/key logger was mentioned as a threat without much in the way of protection being identified.
Jennifer Stoddart and Michael Geist were interviewed with the conclusion being that more teeth is needed for enforcing the need for confidentiality.
The american model requiring disclosure of security breaches was mentioned as a necessary step as well as Canada lagging G8 countries in anti-spam legislation.
Identity theft has been mentioned by the Harper government as a growing crime they will be targeting.