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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

Reclaim Your Online Privacy With This Awesome Deal on an Outstanding VPN  Futurism
Online Privacy: The 7 Best Tips to Protect Your Data  Digital Market News
Privacy News Online | Weekly Review: July 10, 2020  Privacy News Online
Amazon Says Email Banning TikTok From Employee Phones Was ‘Sent in Error’  Variety
US Government Online Surveillance Needs Court Look, Groups Say  Bloomberg Law
More than half of Canadians admit to have been a victim of cybercriminals  Security Boulevard
California Attorney General CCPA Enforcement—Make Sure You Pay Attention to What Customers Are Saying on Twitter  JD Supra
FCC exhausts $200M pandemic fund - POLITICO  Politico
Federal judge upholds Maine's strict internet privacy law  Fairfield Citizen
Canon India Redefines Data Sharing and Management with Therefore Online  IT News Online

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