The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, October 22, 2012

The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, October 22, 2012A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence General Online Privacy Government (U.S.) – FTC Recommends Best Practices for Use of Facial Recognition Technologies, FTC, Oct. 22, 2012 News (U.S.) –  The Data-Mining Industry Kicks Off a Public Relations Campaign, The…

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Learn to Fight Online Fraud During Cyber Awareness Month

Jacqueline Beauchere, Director, Trustworthy Computing Communications writes on the Microsoft on the Issues Blog:   Lottery scams, advance-fee fraud, phishing attacks and fake anti-virus alerts. These are just a few ways criminals are attempting to gain access to your personal information to steal money, and impersonate you or hijack your good name. On average, adults…

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The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, October 15, 2012

The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, October 15, 2012A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence [Cross Posted from the blog I manage at work, Microsoft Privacy & Online Safety] General Online Privacy News (U.S.) –  Web Profiles Haunt Students, The Wall Street Journal, Oct. 4, 2012News (U.K.) –…

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The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, October 1, 2012

The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, October 1, 2012A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence General Online Privacy Opinion (U.S.) –  Privacy Conscious Europe is Leading the Cloud Computing Charge, Data Governance Law, Sep. 28, 2012News (U.S.) – Rent-to-Own Laptops Secretly Photographed Users, FTC Says, Wired, Sep. 27,…

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