privacy

Limiting the misuse of credit data

本文原為2011年5月10日,本會投書蘋果日報"應立法規範個資大怪獸—聯合徵信中心"一文,後經同意英文台北時報翻譯後,登載在2011年5月16日Taipei Times

By Lai Chung-chiang and Chiu E-ling 賴中強,邱伊翎
(Lai Chung-chiang is deputy president of the Taiwan Association for Human Rights. Chiu E-ling is the director of media and publication for the association.)

TRANSLATED BY JULIAN CLEGG

ID card issue

No change in ID card fee: MOI

By Loa Iok-sin / STAFF REPORTER
Tue, Sep 28, 2010 - Page 2

Despite complaints from the public about the need to pay a fee every time anyone changes their address on the national ID card, the Ministry of the Interior yesterday said it was unlikely to change the format of the ID cards at the moment, but did not rule out making changes at some point in the future.

New data law offers no aid to Taiwan citizens

Groups decry revision of data act
By Loa Iok-sin
Taipei Times, Thursday, Apr 29, 2010, Page 3

“We regret that the revised law, which has sparked many controversies, was not fully discussed by the public and was hastily passed.”— Taiwan Association for Human Rights

The Taiwan Association for Human Rights (TAHR) and the Association of Taiwan Journalists (ATJ) yesterday expressed their regrets over the revision of the Personal Data Protection Act (個人資料保護法), saying the revision was passed too hastily and without a thorough public discussion.

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