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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!

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UVA LawTech Center director writes book on online privacy  NBC 29
McAfee Unveils McAfee+, A New Product Line with Distinctive Privacy and Identity Protections to Help Users Secure Their Personal Data  PR Newswire UK
It looks like parents need to start practicing what they preach when it comes to respecting boundaries online.
Most people don’t read privacy policies and have no idea what ... I've been writing about computers, the internet, and technology professionally for 30 years, more than half of that time with ...
A new book by Danielle Citron centers on the fight for privacy and the access people have to our personal information.
The association representing online advertisers has updated and expanded its privacy framework to help members navigate what it calls a patchwork of new state privacy laws related to consent for use...
But if you're used to less strict privacy rules, you might be in for ... Sure, bumping into ads online is probably inevitable, but why give companies easier access to our wallets voluntarily?
Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, announced its latest virtual reality (VR) headset at the Meta Connect 2022.
Most children in India access the internet using their parent’s phones ... should be true to the original. I cover privacy, surveillance and tech policy. In my reporting, I try my best to ...

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