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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

COVID-19 has people spending more time online than ever, and recent developments related to internet privacy, security and accessibility present new risks to businesses that offer web content and ...
Illinois officials must own up to the breach and do everything possible, including offering free credit monitoring, to protect those who were victimized.
Startpage, the world's first and most private search engine, and Vivaldi browser today announced a partnership that adds Startpage as a ...
Pacific are concerned about protecting their online and physical lives, but 20% are willing to offer their personal data for free products or services, while 24% share their social media details for...
APAC consumers have concerns about online privacy, but let it go for freebies  ZDNet
APAC consumers express concern about online privacy, but let it go for freebies  ZDNet
Grandmother’s Refusal to Remove Photos From Facebook Tests Privacy Law  The New York Times
Twitter, Facebook Moves Foretell More EU Privacy Law Enforcement  Bloomberg Law
14 Essential Apps for Protecting Your Privacy Online  PCMag UK
Addressing Possible Limits of COPPA Safe Harbors | K&L Gates LLP  JD Supra

Featured News Stories

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Facebook Will No Longer Protect Teens From Their Own Bad Judgment - Forbes
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Opinion Should parents be criminally liable for kids' cyberbullying - CNN.com
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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...
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