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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 Apple and Google enact privacy changes, businesses are grappling with the fallout, Madison Avenue is fighting back and Facebook has cried foul.
Get ready for more random ads online, higher prices and subscriptions galore. But your privacy concerns may still not fade.
Jessie Schmidt is with the Better Business Bureau. She joined us today to share tips on why it’s important to manage your child’s online privacy and be aware of what their settings are ...
Recent moves by the Biden administration as well as court decisions indicate that privacy is likely to play an increasingly important role in antitrust litigation, both as a justification used to ...
Most Americans don't believe their personal information is secure online and aren't satisfied with the federal government's efforts to protect it, according to a poll.
If you want to have an impassioned discussion about the right to privacy, you don’t want to engage with a constitutional law scholar or a talk radio host. Find a teenager and suggest that you have ...
The new investment gives Ketch a total of $43 million raised since the company came out of stealth earlier this year. In 2020, Ketch introduced its data control platform for programmatic privacy, ...
Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Tale Of Two Internets Apple’s and Google’s user privacy rules have caused distress among advertisers and might reshape...
Nearly three-quarters of Americans want the federal government to establish national data privacy standards, according to a poll released Thursday.
The developments may seem like technical tinkering, but they were connected to something bigger: an intensifying battle over the future of the internet. The struggle has entangled tech titans,...

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...