The Week in Privacy & Online Safety, April 23, 2012
A weekly global roundup of news, policy developments, research, and influence

General Online Privacy
News (U.S.) -  To Read All Those Web Privacy Policies, Just Take A Month Off Work, NPR, Apr. 19, 2012
News (U.S.) - How Social Currency Is Driving Identity, Trust and New Industries, Tech Crunch, Apr.  15, 2012
News (U.K.) - Tim Berners-Lee: demand your data from online companies, The Guardian, Apr. 18, 2012
News (U.S.) - Face recognition software at businesses raising privacy, safety concerns, ABC News, Apr. 16, 2012 

General Online Safety
News (U.S.) - Study: Playing a Video Game Helps Teens Beat Depression, Time, Apr. 20, 2012
News (U.S.) – ‘Revenge Porn” Site IsAnyoneUp Is Now Permanently Down, Forbes, Apr. 19, 2012
Advocates (U.S.) - EFF White Paper Outlines How Businesses Can Avoid Assisting Repressive Regimes, EFF, Apr. 18, 2012
News (U.S.) - Does the internet breed killers?, CNN, Apr. 19, 2012
News (U.S.) - A Texas University's Mind-Boggling Database Of Teens' Texts, Emails, and IMs Over 4 Years, Forbes, Apr. 18, 2012

Advertising & Search
Advocates (U.S.) - Tracking Progress on Do Not Track, Future of Privacy Forum, Apr. 19, 2012 

Mobile
News (U.K.) - New 'terahertz' scanner lets mobile phones see through walls - and clothes, Daily Mail, Apr. 19, 2012
News (U.S.) - Navizon's new tech tracks you, the smartphone user, CNET, Apr. 20, 2012 

Social Networks
News (U.S.)  -  Privacyscore rates app’s privacy policies, USA Today, Apr. 21, 2012
News (U.S.) - Rite of Passage for Teens and Parents: Setting Up Social Network Accounts, Huffington Post, Apr. 19, 2012 

Legislation & Regulation
News (E.U.) – Article 29 Working Party  concerned about costs of new data protection regime, OutLaw, Apr. 17, 2012
News (U.S.) - CISPA gets a rewrite but still raises privacy concerns among advocates, CNET, Apr. 16, 2012
News (U.K.) - MPs call for block on  online porn to stop the surge in children watching adult material, Daily Mail, Apr. 17, 2012
News (New Zealand) - 44% of Parents View Their Child’s Social Network Account Without Their Consent, Stuff.NZ, Apr. 18, 2012
News (Pakistan) - Pakistani Activists Move Court Against Website Blocks, IDG, Apr. 19, 2012 

 -- Compiled by David Burt, CISSP, CIPP