Microsoft Privacy & Safety

Microsoft's Approach to Helping Protect Privacy and Safety Online

January, 2012

  • Leading Privacy Advocates Release New Tracking Protection Lists for IE9

    Ryan Gavin writes on the Microsoft Exploring IE Blog : Privacy is top of mind for many people this week, as we get ready to celebrate Data Privacy Day on January 28. Over the next few days, you will hear quite a bit from Microsoft on this topic since...
  • The Week in Online Safety, January 31, 2012

    The Week in Online Safety, January 31, 2012 A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence News U.S.- Google+ Now Open To Teens 13 And Up , Tech Crunch , Jan. 26, 2012 U.S.- How the Internet Has Become...
  • A Look at CES and the Kids@Play Summit

    Doug Park, Director of Online Safety for Xbox writes on the Get Game Smart blog : Last week I had the chance to attend the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and the Kids@Play Summit. It was great to see the newest products and ideas in consumer...
  • New Microsoft Survey: Less than Half of People Think About the Impact to Online Reputations

    In conjunction with Data Privacy Day , Microsoft has just released commissioned research conducted in Canada, Germany, Ireland, Spain, and the United States, and found that while 91 percent of people have done something to manage their online profile...
  • The Week in Online Safety, January 23, 2012

    The Week in Online Safety, January 23, 2012 A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence News U.S. - Young, in Love and Sharing Everything, Including a Password , The New York Times , Jan. 17, 2012 ...
  • Microsoft Data Privacy Day Event in San Francisco Tomorrow

    Tomorrow Microsoft will mark the annual observance of Data Privacy Day , (also known as Data Protection Day) by participating in a panel in San Francisco with the Churchill Club. The panel will feature Jules Cohen, Director of Online Privacy, Microsoft...
  • The Week in Online Safety, January 16, 2012

    The Week in Online Safety, January 16, 2012 A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence News U.S. - Safeguarding a Child’s Mobile Device From Pornography , The New York Times , Jan. 11, 2012 ...
  • The Ten Year Milestone of Trustworthy Computing and Privacy

    Ten years ago, a series of high-profile cyberattacks surfaced, including Code Red, Nimda and "I Love You," underscoring the need for improved security, privacy and reliability. This lead Bill Gates on January 15, 2002, to send out a companywide memo stating...
  • The Week in Online Safety, January 9, 2012

    The Week in Online Safety, January 9, 2012 A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence News U.S. - Tech Gets Tough on Bullies , T.H.E. Journal , Jan. 5, 2012 U.S. - The Facebook despair of doomed Staten...
  • New Cloud Privacy Infographic

    We just created a new infographic on cloud computing privacy . The infographic outlines concerns with privacy in the cloud, then spells out Microsoft’s approach to addressing them – Transparency, Control, and Responsibility. There’s...
  • The Week in Online Safety, January 2, 2012

    The Week in Online Safety, January 2, 2012 A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence News Australia - Cyber bullying spiraling out of control in schools , The Daily Telegraph , Dec. 31, 2011 U.S...