The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, May 7, 2012

The Week in Privacy & Online Safety, May 7, 2012
A weekly global roundup of news, policy developments, research, and influence

General Online Privacy
News (U.S.) – How to Muddy Your Tracks on the Internet, The New York Times, May 2, 2012
Advocates (U.S.) – Are pseudonyms “anonymous”?, Ed Felten –FTC, Apr. 30, 2012 

General Online Safety
News (U.S.) – Tweens’ Secret Lives Online, The Wall Street Journal, May 1, 2012
News (U.S.) – Are Parents Addicted To Spying On Their Kids?, Forbes, May 2, 2012

Advertising & Search
News (U.K.) – Big Data age puts privacy in question as information becomes currency, The Guardian,  Apr.  22, 2012 

News (U.S.) – Mobile health apps prompt questions about privacy, The Washington Post, Apr. 29, 2012
News (U.S) – Kindle Fire Update Adds Parental Controls, PC Magazine, May 3, 2012
News (U.S.) – Mobile Experts Disagree on Who Should Protect Privacy, IDG News, May 3, 2012
Research (U.S.) – Mobile Payments: Consumer Benefits and New Privacy Concerns, Hoofnagel, Urban, Li, Apr. 24, 2012
News (Canada) – Ugly Meter app worries cyber bullying activists, CBC News, Apr. 30, 2012 

Social Networks
News (U.S.) – Facebook & your privacy: Who sees the data you share?, Consumer Reports, May, 2012

Legislation & Regulation
News (U.S.) – Mozilla is first major tech company to denounce CISPA, CNET, May 1, 2012
Research (U.S.) – The Irony of Privacy Class Action Litigation, Eric Goldman, Santa Clara University, Apr. 25, 2012
News (U.K.) – David Cameron to consider forcing ISPs into ‘opt-out’ porn block, Wired, May 4, 2012
News (U.S.) – Should Cyberbullying be a Crime?, The New York Times, Apr. 27, 2012 

— Compiled by David Burt, CISSP, CIPP

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