The Week in Online Safety, October 17, 2011
A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence

News
U.S. - How To Teach Kids 'Digital Literacy'? Build A Private Social Network Playground For Them, Forbes, Oct. 13, 2011

U.S. - As Kids Go Online, Identity Theft Claims More Victims, CNBC, Oct. 10, 2011

U.K. - Computer games leave children with 'dementia' warns top neurologist, Daily Mail, Oct. 14, 2011

U.S. - Cyberbullying: What It Is and What to Do About It, ABC News, Oct. 7, 2011 

Policy: Legislative, Regulatory, & Legal Developments
U.K. - New guidance to meet school cyberbullying worries, BBC News, Oct. 10, 2011 

U.K. - Parents will be able to choose censorship controls during subscription under ISPs' plans, Out-Law, Oct. 12, 2011 

Research
Ireland – Children and the Internet, ISPCC, Oct. 11, 2011 (News coverage

Advocates
U.S. - The Price of Advice, Stephen Balkam, Oct. 12, 2011

U.S. - GDC Online, Web Wise Kids Team For Game Promoting Online Child Safety, Gamasutra, Oct. 9, 2011

E.U. -  Insafe Annual Report 2011 now published, Insafe, Oct. 12, 2011 

U.S. - Education’s job in a networked world, Anne Collier, Oct. 17, 2011 

-- Compiled by David Burt, CISSP, CIPP