The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, May 14, 2012

The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, May 14, 2012
A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence

General Online Privacy
News (E.U.) - Europe's more stringent view of online privacy, San Francisco Chronicle, May 5, 2012
News (E.U.) - International DPA Working Group Publishes Cloud Computing Privacy, Privacy and Security, May 7, 2012
News (U.S.) - FBI: We need wiretap-ready Web sites – now, CNET, May 4, 2012
News (E.U.) - How Internet detectives, and others, find out where you live, Reuters, May 8, 2012 

General Online Safety
News (U.S.) - Gay Teen Gamers Vulnerable to Cyber Bullying, Edge, May 10, 2012
News (U.S.) - New York High Court OKs Child-Porn Web Surfing, Wired, May 9, 2012
News (U.S.) - When Children See Internet Pornography, The New York Times, May 9, 2012

Advertising & Search
Advocates (U.S.) - EFF Urges Appeals Court to Protect Online Forums Such as Yelp, EFF, May 8, 2012
Advocates (U.S.) – Why They Track Us, Jules Polonetsky and Christopher Wolf, May 3, 2012 

News (U.S.) - How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom, PBS, May 10, 2012
News (U.S.) - Demand for photo-erasing iPhone app heats up sexting debate, USA Today, May 8, 2012 

Social Networks
News (U.S.)- How Facebook fights child porn, CNET, May 8, 2012
News (Norway) – Researchers develop ‘Facebook Addiction Test’, Fox News, May 10, 2012
News (U.S.) - Twitter Challenges Ruling  Users Have No Standing To Protect Their Account Info,Tech Dirt, May 4, 2012

Legislation & Regulation
News (Canada) - Supreme Court to hear Facebook cyberbullying case, Vancouver Sun, May 10, 2012
News (U.S.) – California, Congress Move to Keep Social Network Passwords Private From Employers, Wired, May 10, 2012
News (U.S.) - F.T.C. and White House Push for Online Privacy Laws, The New York Times, May 9, 2012

-- Compiled by David Burt, CISSP, CIPP

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