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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

Don't Trust. Verify.  Privacy News Online
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California (USC) now offers an online certificate in Privacy Law and Cybersecurity, launching in fall 2020. The ...
An important fight is brewing over the nuts and bolts of the Internet that has significant implications for the privacy and security of all Internet users. The fight has already pitted Google and ...
Current US data collection and protection requirements are not clearly defined and differ across state and federal jurisdictions. But privacy — especially as it relates to the internet and data ...
I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy. Bowing to the pressure, the government amended some provisions that...
Various governments across the globe have imposed stringent laws, in order to ensure secure environment and maintain privacy for connected devices. In addition, several enterprises are focusing on ...
WireWheel's data privacy platform helps companies tackle critical privacy problems ... cloud management, data governance, mobility and Internet of Things (IoT). For more information visit ...
(Or, rather, not seen.) If needling your privacy-minded friend or family member is your aim, how about an online influence campaign just for them? Online subliminal messaging. A sibling or another ...
Things to consider when buying internet connected toys  Valley News Live
ANALYSIS: Is Federal Privacy Illusory or Are Stars Aligning?  Bloomberg Law

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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
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...
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