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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

What's in store for online privacy and data management?  The MandarinTrust, transparency, data ethics, regulatory frameworks and empowering people to manage their data all feature in...
PRESS ROOM: Online Civil Rights and Privacy Act Proposed  Black Press USATHE TENNESSEE TRIBUNE — The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Free Press Action release model...
Nitda Data Protection Regulation 2019: building trust responsibly  LexologyThe National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) recently released the Data Protection Regulation...
How the tragic death of Do Not Track ruined the web for everyone  Fast CompanyA decade ago, a simple browser setting promised to make it easy to protect your online privacy from nosy...
Google's Prabhakar Raghavan on ads in a privacy-first world: 'we need to do more with less'  The Drum21 years ago, when I was teaching at Stanford, these two bright students were working on...
Trusting in Antitrust: Actions Against Big Tech Are Now Palatable  The New York TimesAntitrust is the nuclear bomb of regulatory moves, but at a moment when nearly everything in America...
New Zealand mosque shooting: Why Big Tech couldn’t stop extremism going viral  Vox.comThe hate-filled terror rampage at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, exemplified the difficulty...
If You Fear The Loss Of Privacy Online, Facebook's Latest Move Should Terrify You  Inc.If you fear the conversation about the loss of privacy, which has brought companies such as Facebook...
Ways to safeguard your privacy on the Net  Telegraph IndiaHackers gained access to Facebook data, a Google+ bug exposed customer particulars on the Internet, Quora was hacked into, and even...
Nothing personal: the importance of creating data ownership frameworks  EuropeanCEOLately, it can feel as if you're being followed on the internet. The products we search for on e-commerce...

Featured News Stories

At Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Me., admissions officers are still talking about the high school senior who attended a campus information session last year for prospective students. Throughout...
It's junior year and Ellie Likos is ready to start the college process. The first step: changing her name on Facebook. Since the explosion of social media just a few years ago, colleges across...
Facebook Will No Longer Protect Teens From Their Own Bad Judgment - Forbes
On Wednesday, Facebook announced a present for its teen users: the gift of greater publicity. Moving forward, Facebook’s many under-18 users will be able to kick their privacy to the curb just as...
Opinion Should parents be criminally liable for kids' cyberbullying - CNN.com
Two girls in Florida, 14 and 12, have been arrested and charged with aggravated stalking -- cyberbullying. They allegedly tormented a 12-year-old girl named Rebecca so relentlessly that last month...
The selfie syndrome Why teens use social media for validation and how parents can counteract it - TODAY.com
Young celebrities do it. So why are we surprised when a typical teen Instagram post goes something like this: Teen (girl or boy) posts a cool/pretty/pouty selfie. What follows is a watch to see how...
They share, like, everything. How they feel about a song, their maths homework, life (it sucks). Where they'll be next; who they're with now. Photos, of themselves and others, doing stuff they quite...