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 

U.S. - Cracking Teenagers’ Online Codes, The New York Times, Jan. 20, 2012 

U.K. - Crackdown on 'burn' pages used for bullying by teenagers as vile trend spreads, Daily Mail, Jan. 21, 2012 

U.S. - Mass Suspension at Pittsburgh School for Bypassing Filter, THE Journal, Jan. 18, 2012 

Policy: Legislative, Regulatory, & Legal Developments
U.S. - Supreme Court to consider educators' response to cyber-bullying, Los Angeles Times, Jan. 14, 2012 

U.K. - Internet And Video Game Addicts Need NHS Help, Claims Senior MP, Huffington Post, Jan. 19, 2012 

U.S. – Under New Law, California Beefs Up Anti-Bullying Training, Ventura County Star, Jan. 15, 2012 

U.S. – Ohio Senate passes bill on cyber bullyingAssociated Press, Jan. 22, 2012  

U.S. - Stopping the bully: Schools ramping up education for staff, Gannett News, Jan.  21, 2012

Research
U.S. - One in Ten Parents Online, Around the World Say Their Child Has Been Cyberbullied, Ipsos, Jan. 11, 2012 

Advocates
U.S. - Bullying Law Summary Fact Sheet Updated, Cyberbullying Research Center, Jan. 13, 2012 

U.S. - Why kids love video games & what parents can do about it, Anne Collier, Jan. 19, 2012 

U.S. - When is a hateful comment a hate crime?, Parry Aftab, Jan. 19, 2012 

U.S. - Social media in the classroom?, IKeepSafe, Jan. 20, 2012 

-- Compiled by David Burt, CISSP, CIPP