Media Advisory - International privacy guardians to highlight concerns about
online companies

OTTAWA, April 19 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of an unprecedented collaboration, privacy and data protection authorities from around the world will join together to hold a press conference where they will share their growing concerns about the privacy practices of Google Inc. and other online companies.

    Date       Tuesday, April 20, 2010
    Time       2:15 p.m. ET
    Location   National Press Building, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, First
               Amendment Room, Washington, D.C.
    Who        Privacy and data protection authorities from Canada, France,
               Israel, Netherlands and Spain will participate in the press
               conference. The initiative is also supported by privacy and
               data protection authorities in Germany, in Italy, Ireland, New
               Zealand and the U.K.

A news release will be issued on the newswires in the early morning on Tuesday, April 20th. It will also be available at

Journalists outside of Washington may participate in the press conference via teleconference. For the passcode, please contact Amen Jafri at Journalists only please.

SOURCE Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

For further information: For further information: Anne-Marie Hayden, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, E-mail:

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