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The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, November 19, 2012

The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, November 19, 2012

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The Week in Privacy and Online Safety, November 19, 2012
A weekly global roundup of online safety news, policy developments, research, and influence

General Online Privacy
Research (U.S.) - Privacy risks are at an all-time high, presenting a challenge for businesses, Edelman, Nov. 13, 2012

News (U.S.) - Online Privacy Issue Is Also in Play in Petraeus Scandal, The New York Times, Nov. 13, 2012

News (U.S.) - As workers use personal devices on the job, privacy issues arise, The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 15, 2012

General Online Safety
News (U.S.) - Game Makers Push to Make Ratings Consistent Across All Platforms, The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 13, 2012

News (U.S.) - Wii U Parental Control Details, Game Politics, Nov. 12, 2012

News (U.K.) - Public Wi-fi hotspots, including Starbucks and BT will block internet porn, The Telegraph, Nov. 9, 2012

Research (U.S.) - The Online Generation Gap: Contrasting attitudes of parents and teens, FOSI, Nov. 13, 2012 

Advertising & Search
News (U.S.) - Amazon Settles IE Circumvention Privacy Case, Media Post, Nov. 19, 2012
News (U.S.) - More Companies Tracking, Updated Web Privacy Census Finds, New York Times, Nov. 12, 2012 (Research)

 Mobile
News (U.S.) - Dirty Word Searches In iTunes Store Suggested Apps Kids' Games, Forbes, Nov. 15, 2012

Social Networks
News (U.S.) - Judge mulls over Facebook's offer in 'sponsored stories' suit, CNET, Nov. 15, 2012

Legislation & Regulation
News (U.S.) - Senate readies for fight over cybersecurity surveillance, CNET, Nov. 13, 2012

News (U.K.) - UK continues to oppose new single EU data protection law regime, Out-Law, Nov. 13, 2012

-- Compiled by David Burt, CISSP, CIPP

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