Facebook violates Canadian privacy law

TORONTO — Canada’s privacy commissioner accused Facebook on Thursday of breaching Canadian law by keeping users’ personal information indefinitely after members close their accounts. Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart released a report that also accuses Facebook of disclosing personal…

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EC Consultation Paper on adoption of International Auditing Standards

The European Commission is considering the adoption of the International Standards on Auditing of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board for statutory audits required by Community law. A consultation paper addressing this is available on the EC…

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UK Government announces new venture capital fund

The prime minister has announced the creation of the UK Innovation Investment Fund. This fund is to invest in technology-based businesses, focusing on small businesses, start-ups and spin-outs. The Government hopes this scheme could leverage enough private investment…

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