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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

Despite online safety firming as a key priority for everyday Australians, new reports suggest that an alarming number of internet users are falling victim to an act known as ‘doxxing’. A form of ...
The College Board should protect students' data, “not sell it to customers for a profit,” Attorney General Letitia James said in announcing fining the organization on Tuesday. James is shown at...
The federal government and Congress remain stalled on pragmatic issues and unable to address the novel question of Internet privacy. Unwilling to leave their citizen’s privacy at risk, various states...
Verizon 5G Home Internet is the best fixed wireless internet in Ann Arbor. Its plans top out at 300Mbps in the area, but that’s plenty of speed for most homes. You can also save extra money by ...
As Illinois seeks to pass its own online privacy law, it should avoid copying the inadequate laws passed in 14 states that were weakened by tech-industry lobbying, a consumer advocate group said in a...
We collaborate with the world's leading lawyers to deliver news tailored for you. Sign Up to receive our free e-Newsbulletins Some states have laws and ethical rules regarding solicitation and ...
Gen Alpha Values Privacy Online More Than Older Generations, Study Reveals  Movieguide
Privacy policy | Privacy  The Guardian
Online retailer Temu faces class-action lawsuits over data privacy concerns  The Citizen
Protecting Your Digital Privacy in the Age of Online Dating  BNN Breaking

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...