January 28 is International Data Privacy Day

Monday, January 28, 2013

Did you know that January 28 marks International Data Privacy Day?

The day began in 2008 in an effort to raise awareness about the need to protect your online identity and be cautious about your digital footprint.

International Data Privacy Day is now marked each year in Canada, the United States, and 27 European countries.

Learn more:

Date Privacy Day: Official website
Office of the Privacy commissioner of Canada
Privacy International | The Brussels Privacy Declaration

In the news:

Montreal Gazette | Opinion: Be vigilant with your gadgets
Salon | Data privacy day farce
Huffington Post | Data Privacy Day - Version 2013
Huffington Post | Happy Data Privacy Day

From CJFE:

Anonymous in the Internet Age
The Price of Peeking