Microsoft Privacy & Safety

Microsoft's Approach to Helping Protect Privacy and Safety Online

July, 2009

  • PointSmart.ClickSafe: Laudable Principles for Online Safety

    Adrienne Hall General Manager, Trustworthy Computing writes on the Micrsoft on the Issues blog : Like most parents, I want to help my children enjoy a safer and more enriching online experience. This is a complex problem that lots of people are trying...
  • The Week in Privacy July 10, 2009

    · US Advertising Industry Strengthens Privacy Standards . Microsoft joined a group of trade associations in announcing a new set of stronger set of “ Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising ,” as reported in The New York Times . Microsoft...
  • Saying No to “Spim”

    Tim Cranton, Associate General Counsel, Internet Safety Enforcement for Microsoft blogs on the Microsoft on the Issues blog : Have you ever received an instant message that prompts you to click on a mysterious link? Or been asked to share your IM account...
  • The Week in Privacy – July 17, 2009

    · Stolen Twitter Documents Released . Confidential business documents from the popular social media company Twitter, and leaked onto the web. The New York Times reported that “The breach raised red flags for individuals as well as businesses about the...
  • Summer Safety Tips Podcast from Microsoft, AOL, and the Safe Internet Alliance

    Last week Kim Sanchez of Microsoft Trustworthy Computing participated in a pod cast on “Summer Safety Tips Q & A,” along with safety expert Linda Criddle of the safe Internet Alliance and Holly Hawkins of AOL. The three addressed such topics as cyberbullying...
  • Protecting Your Personal Information and Computer

    Tiffany Teichrow, Audience Manager at Microsoft Trustworthy Computing teaching ways to protect your personal information, your family and your computer online:
  • Advancing Security and Transparency in Online Advertising

    Posted by Mike Hintze Associate General Counsel, on the Microsoft on the Issues blog : I wanted to take a moment to highlight an important advance in protecting consumers online. The Self-Regulatory Principles For Online Behavioral Advertising announced...