The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, December 17, 2012

The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, December 17, 2012A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence General Online Privacy News (U.S.) –  Reputation.com Sells ‘Personal Privacy Vaults’, The New York Times, Dec. 09, 2012  General Online SafetyAdvocates (U.S.) – New Report and Advocacy Toolkit on Intermediary Liability, CDT, Dec….

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The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, December 9, 2012

The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, December 9, 2012A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence General Online Privacy News (U.S.) – You’d Need 76 Work Days to Read All Your Privacy Policies Each Year, Time, Dec. 4, 2012  General Online SafetyNews (U.S.) –  Washington Drops Defense of Online…

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The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, November 26, 2012

The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, November 26, 2012A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence General Online Privacy News (U.S.) – Building an Iconography for Digital Privacy, The New York Times, Nov. 19, 2012 News (U.S.) – Online Privacy Threatened, But Risky Behaviors Persist: ISACA, eWeek, Nov. 24,…

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Privacy and a New Era of Personal Computing: A View from Brussels

Brendon Lynch, Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft writes on the Microsoft on the Issues Blog:  I spent last week in Brussels with privacy regulators and practitioners from around the world, many of whom were there for the IAPP European Data Protection Congress. It’s an important time for privacy globally, and I want to share a few…

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The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, November 19, 2012

The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, November 19, 2012A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence General Online Privacy Research (U.S.) – Privacy risks are at an all-time high, presenting a challenge for businesses, Edelman, Nov. 13, 2012 News (U.S.) – Online Privacy Issue Is Also in Play in…

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The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, November 12, 2012

The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, November 12, 2012A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence General Online Privacy News (U.S.) – Megaupload Case Has Far-Reaching Implications for Cloud-Data Ownership Rights, Wired, Nov. 7, 2012 News (U.S.) – Judge blocks enforcement of Calif. Law requiring disclosure of sex offender…

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The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, November 5, 2012

The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, November 5, 2012A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence General Online Privacy News (U.S.) – Apple leads legal battle over e-commerce vs. privacy rights in CA Sup. Court, San Jose Mercury, Nov. 5, 2012 News (U.S.) –  Courts widening view of data…

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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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