Microsoft Privacy & Safety

Microsoft's Approach to Helping Protect Privacy and Safety Online

August, 2012

  • Back to School with New Devices? Lesson #1: Mobile Safety

    Jacqueline Beauchere, Director, Trustworthy Computing Communications, Microsoft writes on the Microsoft on the Issues blog: Unlike their parents who went back to school with new notebooks, pens, pencils, and binders, today’s young people are...
  • The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, August 20, 2012

    The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, August 20, 2012 A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence General Online Privacy News (U.S.) - Blizzard Prompting User Data Changes After Hack , Kotaku , Aug....
  • The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, August 13, 2012

    The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, August 13, 2012 A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence General Online Privacy Advocates (U.K.) - Surveillance companies: responsibility goes beyond the law...
  • The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, August 27, 2012

    The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, August 27, 2012 A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence General Online Privacy News (U.S.) – Windows 8 SmartScreen unfairly tarred as violation of user...
  • Do Not Track in the Windows 8 Setup Experience

    Brendon Lynch, Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft writes on the Microsoft on the Issues blog : With Windows 8’s recent release to manufacturing, we know many people are interested in how customers will discover Do Not Track (DNT) in Internet Explorer...
  • New Issue Backgrounder: Microsoft Privacy Statements

    I just finished a new two-page Issue Backgrounder on Microsoft’s revised privacy statements. This backgrounder covers the reasons for our change in the structure of our privacy statements, and what it means for our customers. This is our 44th issue...
  • The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, August 6, 2012

    The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, August 6, 2012 A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence General Online Privacy News (Canada) - Netflix changes privacy policy , Toronto Star , July 30, 2012 ...