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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

FTC fines Epic Games $520 million for alleged violations of Children's Online Privacy Protection Act  MarketWatch
FTC Releases Updated Mobile Health App Compliance Tool  Privacy & Information Security Law Blog
Google Takes Gmail Security to the Next Level with Client-Side Encryption  The Hacker News
Operation Holiday: Cancer doesn’t stop mother of 4 from trying  The Reporter
How Advertisers Track You Across the Web (and What You Can Do About It)  How-To Geek
The North Carolina-based company's popular game duped millions of players into making unintentional purchases, the FTC said in a statement Monday.
Of the total, $275 million is a penalty related to allegations that the company violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and $245 million is a refund to customers for unwanted ...
Epic Games, the maker of the hit video game Fortnite, has agreed to pay more than half a billion dollars in fines including a $275 million fine for violating children's privacy laws.
Epic Games will pay the FTC two record-breaking settlements over allegedly violating children's online privacy laws.
In a pair of complaints, the FTC alleges that Epic’s privacy settings put children at risk of harm and claims Fortnite contained dark patterns to trick players into making unwanted purchases.

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