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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

'Concerned fans need to let her live': Fans Calling the Police to ...  Animated Times
Artificial Intelligence and Automated Systems 2022 Legal Review  Gibson Dunn
Avoid HIPAA violations by using CDA resources and tools - CDA  CDA (California Dental Association)
From simply switching browsers to committing to better cyber hygiene habits, there are multiple methods and tools that can help consumers better protect their privacy online.
Reminder: You’re never the smartest person in the room. We’re going hard on privacy this week: — Something is going to have to give in the online privacy-vs.-child protection battle that’s spreading...
Wi-Fi router companies claim they don't track the websites you visit. But all of them collect and share some user data. Here's what to know.
A new survey from Interact reveals that the majority of Canadians are worried about their online privacy and the limitation they have controlling their personal information online. The survey found...
Data breaches like the Cambridge Analytica scandal have motivated many to start using online privacy tools in a bid to take matters into their own hands. VPNs and adblockers seem to be the majority's...
More and more of what we do is captured by data, and as companies are trying to exploit all this data, data privacy is an increasingly important topic. Here, we look at the top tips and best...
Congress, believe it or not, has been unable to pass a bill to ensure that Americans, rather than the businesses with which they engage online, retain control over their personal data — even though...

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...