“Conversations with the Next Generation” To Draw Leaders in Charlotte Today

Posted by Jeff MeisnerEditor, Microsoft on the Issues Join us on Xbox LIVE or The Atlantic website TODAY at 2:30 p.m. EDT for Conversations with the Next Generation, a youth town hall discussion convened in partnership between Microsoft, National Journal and The Atlantic, being held in Charlotte, N.C. during the Democratic National Convention. The event…

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Consumer Product and Service Agreement Updates

Posted by Tim FieldenAssistant General Counsel, Microsoft Microsoft, like other businesses, relies on user agreements that we ask consumers to read and accept before using our products and services. We revise and update these agreements over time. This post discusses a change we have begun making as we update user agreements across our consumer products…


Microsoft Testifies Before Senate Committee on the Future of Video

Posted by Jeff MeisnerEditor, Microsoft on the Issues Microsoft Media and Entertainment Group Corporate Vice President Blair Westlake testified before the Senate Commerce Committee yesterday regarding the future of video. The hearing was titled “The Emergence of Online Video: Is It the Future?” [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xdvSGjZxRI&feature=youtu.be] In his testimony, Blair discussed how online video providers are bringing…

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Microsoft Joins European Commission’s CEO Coalition on Child Online Safety

Posted by Peter CullenGeneral Manager, Trustworthy Computing, Microsoft Today, European Union Commissioner Neelie Kroes announced the formation of the ‘CEO Coalition on Child Online Safety.’ Microsoft is pleased to be a founding member of this coalition, which is a collective effort of government and industry to discuss best practices that “make the Internet a better…

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Microsoft Weighs in on Keeping Young Gamers Safer Online

Posted by Doug ParkDirector, Online Safety – Interactive Entertainment Business, Microsoft This week, I had the opportunity to join more than 400 educators, safety advocates and industry representatives at the Family Online Safety Institute Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The yearly event focuses on innovative ways to develop and advance safer and healthier online experiences…

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New Study: Parents Use Technology to Help Protect Kids Online

Posted by Jacqueline BeauchereDirector, Trustworthy Computing Communications, Microsoft Just more than half of U.S. parents say they’ve used family safety software to limit or monitor their child’s Internet use, according to a new study. Parents not using such features, meanwhile, say they have their own household rules in place, or they trust their children to…

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