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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

A lawsuit against Meta (formerly Facebook) alleges that the company violated the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA) and state-based consumer protection statutes by collecting personal...
HomeAgain, a Merck & Co. division, is facing a lawsuit that tests a new legal theory, stretching a California law against “pen register” software amid a flood of interest in online tracking tool...
We Should Get Paid for Our Online Data  TIME
How to Protect Your Online Privacy with a VPN  Cyber Kendra
Web 3.0 And The Transition From Data Privacy To Data Property ...  Mondaq News Alerts
SFT Online Payment Form Custom Price | OSFM  Cal Fire
Privacy Notice  Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
11 things to add to your privacy checklist online asap  Yahoo Finance
Learn how companies use "dark patterns" online and how to protect ...  Islander
Indiana judge dismisses state's lawsuit against TikTok that alleged ...  New Castle News

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 -
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 -
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...