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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

Solving the issue of online privacy  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
EU court: Users must give 'active consent' for cookies  DW (English)
This AI Platform Identifies Privacy Threats in Social Networks and Messengers  Bitcoin News
How the spread of child abuse imagery online is changing the debate over encryption  The Verge
Privacy Policy  World Trade Online
TMC MP Mahua Moitra seeks to implead herself in Aadhar-social media linkage case  Economic Times
Report: Facebook's Libra falters as key partners waver  ABC News
'Strahan, Sara and Keke' Deals and Steals on brands fighting breast cancer  GMA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. online privacy bill is not likely to come before Congress this year, three sources said, as lawmakers disagree over issues like whether the bill should preempt state ...
Oh boy, it’s been a bad year for privacy. According to a recent RiskBased Security report, the first half of 2019 saw nearly 4,000 publicly disclosed breaches, exposing an inconceivable 4.1 billion...

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...