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Everyday we all read and hear stories about people who have done serious damage to themselves, to their future, or to others online. It’s almost impossible to keep track of these daily horror stories.

This avalanche of negative press we see, are the result of people doing what people have always done, except now it’s being done in front of the entire digital world.

Here at the Institute for Internet Safety, we are working tirelessly to help you safeguard and enhance your online identity.

The Institute for Internet Safety: Catching Mistakes Before Mistakes Catch You!

Online Privacy Daily News Feed

LOKKER Unveils new Web Privacy Risk Score™ to Help ...  PR Newswire
Juha Saarinen: We need to remodel online for privacy and security  New Zealand Herald
What Does Freedom Mean in Online Speech? Experts Debate  Hamilton
Save 70% on this powerful online privacy package from Avast  AOL
How to remove yourself from the internet  TechRadar
China’s online watchdog promises to boost protections for private firms  South China Morning Post
Apple introduces Apple Pay Later  Apple
Few Americans Understand Online Privacy and Tracking, Report Says  The New York Times
A hearing about the privacy threats posed by TikTok's Chinese ownership obscured the reality that Americans have few online privacy rights to begin with.
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