The Week in Online Safety, February 27, 2012

The Week in Online Safety, February 27, 2012
A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence

U.S.- How Facebook Outsources Its Nudity Patrol, Forbes, February 22, 2012 

U.S. - Teens Post 'Am I Pretty or Ugly?' Videos on YouTube, ABC News, Feb. 23, 2012 

U.S. -  Change in rating systems coming for video games,  McClatchy-Tribune, Feb. 21, 2012 

U.S. -  Are celebrity nude photo scandals contributing to young women sexting?, Fox News, Feb. 16, 2012 

U.S. -  Apps hide ‘sexting’ from parents, Fox Denver, Feb. 22, 2012 

Policy: Legislative, Regulatory, & Legal Developments
U.S. - Proposed Oklahoma "violent" game tax defeated in committee, Ars Technica, Feb. 24, 2012 

Canada -  Harper Government Introduces Protecting Children From Internet Predators Act, Newswire, Feb. 14, 2012 

Tunisia – Supreme Court Rules Against Internet Pornography Censorship, All Africa, Feb. 22, 2012 

Russia -  Anti-child-porn activists demand blacklist powers, RT, Feb. 22, 2012 

U.S. -  Gaming's next legal hotbed: Mobile Apps, Gamasutra, Feb. 23, 2012 

U.S. -  Parents Aware of Only Half of Cyberbullying Incidents, Research Finds, ComScore/NDP, Feb. 23, 2012 

U.S. -  A Platform for Good Encourages Kids to Connect, Share and Do Good, FOSI, Feb. 22, 2012 

U.S. -  ‘Am I pretty?” videos by teens, Anne Collier, Feb. 24, 2012 

U.S. -  Facebook for Educators, and the issues we need to consider,  Dr. Sameer Hinduja, Cyberbullying Research Center, Feb. 22, 2012 

U.K. -  Summary of Safer Internet Day 2012 Connecting Generations Event, Safer Internet Center, Feb. 24, 2012 

-- Compiled by David Burt, CISSP, CIPP

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