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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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Ireland's privacy regulator said Wednesday it has opened an investigation into Facebook after data on more than 500 million users was reportedly found ...
Data destruction must be complete and permanent to comply with modern privacy laws. Learn how to comply — sometimes with an old-fashioned hammer.
The report criticizes the internet platforms’ lack of action despite numerous ... and the importance to ‘future proof’ privacy legislation for emerging technologies, like artificial intelligence. The...
Apple is expected to upgrade the screens of its iPads with a Pro-inspired design. Rumored AirTags may show up too.
One of the 22 women who have filed lawsuits accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault ...
Colorado has become the latest US state to propose revamping its consumer privacy laws. State senators presented a new bill to Colorado lawmakers last month which will extend further protections to...
EU lawmakers should restore these clauses because privacy has become a paramount issue during the COVID-19 pandemic as people move online for everyday activities and exchanges, the group said. "We ...
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act, you have the right to opt-out of the sale ... but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you...
Apr 12, 2021 (AmericaNewsHour) -- Internet of Things or IoT ... limited integration and scalability. Issues related to the privacy and security also plagues the growth of this market. The huge and ...

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...