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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

As more employers and educators scramble to take their day-to-day lives online due to the spread of the coronavirus, privacy concerns surrounding Zoom Video Communications Inc.’s data collection and...
A coalition of trade associations are asking California to put off enforcement of its landmark privacy regulation in part because of the novel coronavirus.
It also has an option for storing digital copies of your receipts, which is very useful if you need to claim for expenses often. Built-in VPN: A VPN is a fantastic way of maintaining your privacy...
Some predict the move to online instruction will reinforce the value of a face-to-face education ... I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user...
Facebook and Twitter will not be forced to disclose the private messages of a murder victim and witness in a drive-by shooting case spurred, in part, by an online spat, an appeals court ruled ...
“As a member of the Alphabet company family, Verily—for better or for worse—bears scrutiny for its data protection and privacy practices,” said David Holtzman, an executive adviser for cybersecurity...
Wisconsinites can register online to vote until March 30 after a federal judge late Friday granted a request ... I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement...
The COVID-19 Resource Center includes information to help insurance professionals guide their clients in ways that will keep them compliant with state and federal laws.
Facebook and Twitter will not be forced to disclose the private messages of a murder victim and witness in a drive-by shooting case spurred, in part, by an online spat, an appeals court ruled ...
Google Street View Privacy Settlement Granted Final Approval 03/23/2020  MediaPost Communications

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...