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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.

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Online Privacy Daily News Feed

As Technology Advances, What Will Happen With Online Privacy?  ForbesAs technology continues to advance, what will happen to online privacy? This question was originally answered on Quora...
Free tools empower public in bid for online privacy  Phys.OrgProtecting personal information while surfing the web or using apps is a concern for many of us and successfully shielding such...
Apple Maps gooses DuckDuckGo in search privacy partnership  CNETThe maps that show up on iPhones are now used on the privacy-first search engine, too.
New York Proposes New Privacy Legislation  The National Law ReviewNew York Senate Bill 224 is the first sign of new privacy legislation in New York, following the success of CCPA in...
Ringing In 2019 With New State Privacy And Data Security Laws Impacting Data Brokers And Insurers - Security - United States  Mondaq News AlertsNew state laws that took effect January 1,...
Location data is ground zero in privacy wars  AxiosPhone data resale, Twitter location revelations, and Slack intinerary monitoring all show how complex the problem is.
Lorrie Faith Cranor Named Director of CMU's CyLab  Carnegie Mellon UniversityLorrie Faith Cranor has been named the next director of the CyLab, Carnegie Mellon University's security and...
The Facebook hack could be Europe’s first big online privacy battle  The VergeMore than 50 million Facebook accounts have been compromised, and the GDPR gives European regulators a lot of...
Protecting personal information while surfing the web or using apps is a concern for many of us and successfully shielding such data can be a struggle. To tackle this challenge, the EU-funded ...
As technology continues to advance, what will happen to online privacy? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better...

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...