The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, February 11, 2013


The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, February 11, 2013
A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence

General Online Privacy
News (U.S.) – EU Adopts CyberSecurity Strategy and Proposes Network Security Directive, InsidePrivacy, Feb. 7, 2013
NGOs (U.S.) – On Mandating “Simplified” Privacy Policies, Adam Thierer, Feb. 8, 2013 

General Online Safety
News (U.S.) – Interview with Microsoft’s Jacqueline Beauchere, Network World, Feb. 5, 2013
News (U.K.) – Internet safety lessons urged for five-year-olds, BBC News, Feb. 5, 2013

Advertising & Search
News (U.S.) – Facebook to Make Targeted Ads More Transparent For Users, Ad Age, Feb. 4, 2013
News (U.S.) – Ad Nets Step Up Self-Regulation, Adverting Week, Feb. 5, 2013 

Mobile
News (U.S.) – Security Pioneer Creates Service to Encrypt Phone Calls and Texts, The New York Times, Feb. 6, 2013
News (U.K.) – Virgin Media campaign says parental responsibility key to online safety, Cable, Feb. 6, 2013

Social Networks
News (U.S.) – Staying Private on the New Facebook, The New York Times, Feb. 4, 2013
NGOs (EU) – Video-sharing sites top the ranking of risky online platforms for children, EU Kids Online, Feb. 5, 2013

Legislation & Regulation
News (U.S.) – House Intelligence Committee to re-introduce CISPA this year, The Hill, Feb. 5 2013
News (U.S.) – Privacy groups request meeting with U.S. officials on backlash against EU privacy rules, The Hill, Feb. 4, 2013

 

— Compiled by David Burt, CISSP, CIPP

Comments (6)

  1. gayda dahl, gaydadahl@msn.com says:

    I feel like Microsoft should not hire so called professional live chat operators that are inept. I have the answers to a security breach online and cannot find anyone to help here OMG I pissed now, I had to high opinions of Microsoft obviously.

    Gayda Dahl

  2. MONTHLY ARCHIVES. February 2013 says:

    Share on Facebook.  I feel like microsoft

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