The Week in Online Safety, November 14, 2011
A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence

News
U.S.- Parents, schools often stymied when bullying jumps to cyberspace, The Toledo Blade, Nov. 7, 2011

U.S. - Why Parents Lie About Their Child's Age, The Huffington Post, Nov. 7, 2011

U.S. - Kids and technology: The new rules of online safety, CNN, Nov. 10, 2011

U.S. - 10 ways schools are teaching internet safety, eSchool News, Nov. 11, 2011

U.K. - Cyberbullying victims speak out: 'they were anonymous so they thought they could get away with it', The Telegraph, Nov. 13, 2011 

U.S. - Defining a cyberbully, Medical Express, Nov. 11, 2011 

Policy: Legislative, Regulatory, & Legal Developments
Spain - Social Network Impersonator Fined by Spanish Data Protection Authority, Chron. of Data Protection, Nov. 2, 2011 

Philippines - Bill vs cyber-bullies pushed, Tempo, Nov. 6, 2011 

China - Chinese firms to increase censorship of online content, BBC News, Nov. 7, 2011 

Research
U.S. - National Study Finds Widespread Sexual Harassment of Students in Grades 7 to 12, The New York Times, Nov. 7, 2011 

U.S. - Teens, kindness and cruelty on social network sites, Pew Internet Life, Nov. 9, 2011 

Advocates
U.S. - What Explains the Decline in Internet Safety Legislation / Online Content Regulation?,  Adam Thierer, Nov. 8, 2011 

U.S. – Court Should Strip FCC of Indecency Authority, CDT, Nov. 14, 2011 

U.S. - EFF Asks Supreme Court to End the FCC’s Indecency Regulations, EFF, Nov. 11, 2011

 -- Compiled by David Burt, CISSP, CIPP