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PRIVACY Forum Digest     Tuesday, 16 January 2001     Volume 10 : Issue 01

                (<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.10.01">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.10.01</A>)

            Moderated by Lauren Weinstein (<A HREF="mailto:lauren@vortex.com">lauren@vortex.com</A>)         
              Vortex Technology, Woodland Hills, CA, U.S.A.
                         <A HREF="http://www.vortex.com">http://www.vortex.com</A> 
        
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CONTENTS 
        INDEX to PRIVACY Forum Digest; Volume 09, Issues 01 through 25
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)


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The Internet PRIVACY Forum is a moderated digest for the discussion and
analysis of issues relating to the general topic of privacy (both personal
and collective) in the "information age" of the 1990's and beyond.  The
moderator will choose submissions for inclusion based on their relevance and
content.  Submissions will not be routinely acknowledged.

All submissions should be addressed to "<A HREF="mailto:privacy@vortex.com">privacy@vortex.com</A>" and must have
RELEVANT "Subject:" lines; submissions without appropriate and relevant
"Subject:" lines may be ignored.  Excessive "signatures" on submissions are
subject to editing.  Subscriptions are via an automatic list server system;
for subscription information, please send a message consisting of the word
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"<A HREF="mailto:list-maint@vortex.com">list-maint@vortex.com</A>". 

All messages included in this digest represent the views of their
individual authors and all messages submitted must be appropriate to be
distributable without limitations. 

The PRIVACY Forum archive, including all issues of the digest and all
related materials, is available via anonymous FTP from site "ftp <A HREF="ftp://ftp.vortex.com/">ftp.vortex.com</A>",
in the "/privacy" directory.  Use the FTP login "ftp" or "anonymous", and
enter your e-mail address as the password.  The typical "README" and "INDEX"
files are available to guide you through the files available for FTP
access.  PRIVACY Forum materials may also be obtained automatically via
e-mail through the list server system.  Please follow the instructions above
for getting the list server  "help" information, which includes details
regarding the "index" and "get" list server commands, which are used to access
the PRIVACY Forum archive.  

All PRIVACY Forum materials are available through the Internet Gopher system
via a gopher server on site "<A HREF="http://gopher.vortex.com">gopher.vortex.com</A>/".  Access to PRIVACY Forum
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the Vortex Technology WWW server at the URL: "<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com">http://www.vortex.com</A>";
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VOLUME 10, ISSUE 01

     Quote for the day:

        "If kids had their way, practically no parents 
         would be born at all!"

               -- August Zabladowski (Peter Lind Hayes)
                  "5,000 Fingers of Dr. T" (Columbia; 1953)
        
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                     INDEX to PRIVACY Forum Digest
                    Volume 09, Issues 01 through 25
                  1 January 2000 through 31 Dec 2000

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Monday, 3 January 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 01
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.01">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.01</A>)
        INDEX to PRIVACY Forum Digest; Volume 08, Issues 10 through 24
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Wednesday, 5 January 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 02
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.02">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.02</A>)
        British Looking to Slow (and Track?) Cars via Satellite
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        U.S. Customs Service to Expand Airport Body X-Ray Scanner Usage
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        Re: Banks and check amounts (John R. Levine)
        Re: Web Tracking and Data Matching Hit the Campaign Trail
           (<A HREF="mailto:private@mariana.net">private@mariana.net</A>)
        Re: Web Tracking and Data Matching (Timothy Hinds)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Thursday, 6 January 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 03
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.03">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.03</A>)
        Free Access Web Site Reveals Your Date of Birth, City, 
           Gender to the World (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        Firm Builds Massive Database of Unlisted Phone Numbers
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        "Google" Search Engine Cache Overrides Web Site Content Decisions
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Saturday, 8 January 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 04
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.04">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.04</A>)
        Important Update Regarding Anybirthday.com Database
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        Family Privacy vs. Politics: Elian Gonzalez 
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Thursday, 13 January 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 05
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.05">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.05</A>)
        Direct Marketing Association's "Spam Solution"--Useless, or Worse!
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        Supreme Court Rules Unanimously For Driver's License Privacy
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        Re: Web Tracking and Data Matching Hit the Campaign Trail
           (Aahz Maruch)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Thursday, 27 January 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 06
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.06">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.06</A>)
        You've Been Drafted--Welcome to the Cookie Wars!
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Sunday, 6 February 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 07
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.07">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.07</A>)
        "People For Internet Responsibility" Issues and Status Report 
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        Compaq's New "Free" Internet Service
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        Anybirthday.com Developments (and Javascript!)
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        "My Deja" defaults to public disclosure of personal details
           (Nickee Sanders)
        Oz Draft Privacy Bill Appalling (Roger Clarke)
        Revised U.S. Encryption Export Control Regulations (Monty Solomon)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Tuesday, 15 February 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 08
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.08">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.08</A>)
        The Damage Control Follies!
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Sunday, 27 February 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 09
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.09">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.09</A>)
        Internet Voting - A Recipe for Trouble!
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Wednesday, 8 March 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 10
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.10">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.10</A>)
        DoubleClick Backs Down -- For the Moment...
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        Get Pregnant, Go to Prison! 
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        UK DVLA releasing personal information (Andrew Wheatley)
        ACT Proposing Most Repressive DNA Law To Date (Roger Clarke)
        Fact Sheet on Strengthening Cyber Security (Monty Solomon)
        ACLU on proposed Fed. med-privacy rules (Peter Marshall)
        UK publishes "impossible" decryption law (Cyber Rights)
        Privacy2000 Conference: Information &amp; Security in the Digital Age
           (Mike Zandpour)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Saturday, 18 March 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 11
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.11">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.11</A>)
        Internet Content Control and Ratings
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Saturday, 15 April 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 12
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.12">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.12</A>)
        Web Security, Privacy, and the Big Lie
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Thursday, 20 April 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 13
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.13">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.13</A>)
         Massive Tracking of Web Users Planned -- Via ISPs!
            (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Thursday, 4 May 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 14
 (<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.14">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.14</A>)
        Corporations Risk All Via Insecure Online Voting?
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        First Web Tracking, then TELEPHONE Tracking?
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        Privacy2000 Conference (Sol Bermann)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Thursday, 18 May 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 15
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.15">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.15</A>)
        RealNetworks Returns: The "Spy" in "Download Demon"
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Friday, 26 May 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 16
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.16">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.16</A>)
        <A HREF="ftp://Cogit.com/Making">Cogit.com:Making</A>  DoubleClick Look Good?
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Saturday, 17 June 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 17
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.17">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.17</A>)
        PFIR Statement on Electronic Signatures and Documents
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Sunday, 23 July 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 18
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.18">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.18</A>)
        Internet Policies, Regulations, and Control
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Saturday, 2 September 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 19
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.19">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.19</A>)
        PFIR Statement on Internet Hoaxes and Misinformation
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        The ":CueCat" -- Balancing Function and Privacy Can Be a Challenge
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)
        Privacy2000 Press Release 9/1 (Sol Bermann)
        AG Reilly Praises Decision to Keep Toysmart From Selling 
           Consumers' Personal Information (Monty Solomon)
        Book Announcement: "Trust and Risk in Internet Commerce"
           (Jud Wolfskill)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Thursday, 7 September 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 20
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.20">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.20</A>)
        PFIR Statement on Government Interception of Internet Data
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Saturday, 14 October 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 21
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.21">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.21</A>)
        Election 2000, Privacy, and the Internet
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Saturday, 28 October 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 22
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.22">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.22</A>)
        "Pssst!  Wanna Protect Your Privacy?"
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Friday, 3 November 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 23
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.23">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.23</A>)
        Texas Government Web Site Reveals Voters' Home Addresses and More
           (Lauren Weinstein; PRIVACY Forum Moderator)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Saturday, 11 November 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 24
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.24">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.24</A>)
        Sanity in the Election Process
           (Lauren Weinstein and Peter G. Neumann)

PRIVACY Forum Digest; Wednesday, 6 December 2000; Volume 09 : Issue 25
(<A HREF="http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.25">http://www.vortex.com/privacy/priv.09.25</A>)
        Proposal for a Representative Global Internet Policy Organization
           (Lauren Weinstein and Peter G. Neumann)

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