The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, May 28, 2012

The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, May 28, 2012
A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence

General Online Privacy
Advocates (U.S.) – Disappearing Phone Booths: Privacy in the Digital Age, Erica Newland, CDT, May 2012

News (U.S.) – Troves of Personal Data, Forbidden to Researchers, The New York Times, May 21, 2012

News (India) – Why is India paranoid about privacy?, Live Mint, May 22, 2012

Opinion (U.S.) – Living Out Loud — Should We All Be More “Open?”- The Upside of Sharing, Don Tapscott, May 21, 2012

General Online Safety
News (U.S.) – Malicious Ex-Boyfriends Are So Much More Horrible In the Internet Age, Forbes, May 23, 2012

News (U.S.) – Groups Urge Balance Between Censoring, Stopping Bullies, Education Week, May 22, 2012

Research (Germany) – Internet addiction grows as drug, cigarette use declines, Deutsche Welle, May 22, 2012

Opinion (U.S.) – Is the Internet hurting children?, Chelsea Clinton and James P. Steyer, May 21, 2012

Advertising & Search
News (U.K.) – ICO may give organisations years to comply with EU cookie law, CSO, May 19, 2012

News (U.S.) – Google Says It Removes 1 Million Infringing Links Monthly, Wired, May 24, 2012

U.S. – A code of conduct for apps, Politico, May 20, 2012

U.K. – Vodafone’s SIM card offers near-complete parental control with web interface, The Verge, May 21, 2012

Social Networks
News (U.S.) – How Tumblr Squashed the Trolls, Slate, May 21, 2012

News (U.K.) – Facebook denies plans to open up site to under-13s, The Telegraph, May 21, 2012

Legislation & Regulation
White Paper (U.S.) – A Global Reality: Governmental Access to Data in the Cloud: A comparative analysis of ten international jurisdictions, Winston Maxwell and Christopher Wolf, May 23, 2012

News (U.S.) – New York Legislation Would Ban Anonymous Online Speech, Wired, May 22, 2012

— Compiled by David Burt, CISSP, CIPP

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