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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

Online privacy & technology reshaping society - Big Ideas  ABC News
Online privacy fears mount as India sets tougher social media controls  Arab News
New rules to regulate social media spark concerns over privacy  Mint
TikTok Reaches $92M Privacy Suit Settlement  Law Street Media
U.S. Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review – 2021  Gibson Dunn
TraceMyFile, the Ultimate Online Privacy Solution launches Kickstarter Campaign - Press Release  Digital Journal
Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement | National |  Carolinacoastonline
Lawmakers Seek FTC Probe Of Online Math Game Over Marketing Tactics 03/01/2021  MediaPost Communications
Cyber Week in Review: February 26, 2021  Council on Foreign Relations
Insultingly, Facebook continues to try to convince users that privacy-violating targeted ads are good  AppleInsider

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