The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, September 17, 2012
A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence

General Online Privacy
News (U.S.) – Big Data in Your Blood: Coming World of Biological Sensors, The New York Times, Sep. 7, 2012

News (U.S.) - Big Data: Which Websites Respect Your Privacy Rights the Least?, Time, Sep. 10, 2012

News (U.S.) -  How EA's 'FIFA 13' Hopes To Track -- And Change -- Users' Behavior, Forbes, Sep. 14, 2012

Research (Neth.) -  Google and Personal Data ProtectionBart Van der Sloot, Sep. 14, 2012

General Online Safety
News (U.S.) - Google's restrictions on anti-Islam video show Web firms' control of speech, Washington Post, Sep. 10, 2012

News (U.S.) -  The Oldest Profession Evolves—How the Web Transformed Prostitution, The Daily Beast, Sep. 10, 2012

News (U.S.) -  Cyberbullying: What's Different, and What's Not, about Meanness Online, Education Week, Sep. 5, 2012

Advocates (U.S.) -  Calming Parental Anxiety While Empowering Our Digital Youth, FOSI, Sep. 2012

News (U.S.) -  Wikipedia ignores solution to rampant porn problem, Fox News, Sep. 10, 2012

Advertising & Search
News (U.S.) - Apache webserver updated to ignore Do Not Track settings in IE 10, Ars Technica, Sep. 10, 2012

News (U.S.) - When the Privacy Button Is Already Pressed, The New York Times, Sep. 16, 2012

News (U.K.) – ICO warns of fines for cookie law breaches, Computer Active, Sep. 12, 2012

News (U.S.) -  Google Finally Adds Do-Not-Track Support in Latest Test Version of Chrome, All Things D, Sep. 12, 2012

Mobile
News (U.S.) -  Apple Device ID Leak Traced To App Publisher, InformationWeek, Sep. 10, 2012

News (U.S.) -  Kan. man gets nearly 27 years in 'sexting' case, AP, Sep. 6, 2012

Social Networks
News (U.S.) -  Instagram: An app for parents to keep up with their teens, Christian Science Monitor, Sept 14, 2012

News (U.S.) -   Twitter hand over information about  protester to a New York court, Los Angeles Times, Sep. 15, 2012

News (U.S.) -  Facebook battles suicide, cyberbullying with status-reporting, Red & Black, Sep. 10, 2012

Legislation & Regulation
News (U.S.) -  FTC finalizes Myspace privacy settlement, The Hill, Sep. 11, 2012

News (U.S.) -   Markey Pushes Mobile Device Privacy Act, IDG News, Sep. 12, 2012 

-- Compiled by David Burt, CISSP, CIPP