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Year: 2019

April 4, 2019 - Sherri Fowler, Analyst

Best practices when using USB drives

When thinking about this topic I decided to research how big of a USB drive I could actually purchase. I was surprised to see you can purchase one that stores 2 terabytes (TB) of data. Just think about that – something the size of a car key can 2 TB of data. With the ability... read more

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March 28, 2019 - Melanie Coyle, Analyst

Can Public Bodies be a Third Party?

As you probably know, section 19 of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and section 18 of The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA FOIP) are intended to protect the business interests of third parties and to ensure that public bodies are able to maintain the... read more

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February 21, 2019 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Search Checklist

One government institution that we work with often has developed a search checklist “Responsive Records Search Log”, which has really assisted them and my office knowing that a thorough search was made. I asked permission and permission was given to take their search checklist and modify it so that it might be applicable to any... read more

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