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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

BUNGLING cops fearful of invading killer Jake Davison’s internet privacy had earlier urged people to report suspicious online behaviour. A Sun on Sunday probe found it is part of a “woke policing ...
Clearview AI does not have a First Amendment right to escape liability under the nation's strictest biometric privacy law for scraping Illinois residents' online photos to build a searchable database...
Post-Brexit privacy moves away from GDPR. Havana tightens online censorship. Beijing's cyber contractors and their APT side-hustles.  The CyberWire
How secure are your computer's privacy settings?  Yahoo Lifestyle UK
National Privacy Commission pulls plug on online lending apps  The Manila Times
CareATC, Inc. Provides Notice of a Data Privacy Event  IT News Online
Reports Of Cheating At Colleges Soar During The Pandemic  wgbh.org
Participation Survey Privacy Notice  GOV.UK
Schools are back in session for fall. Do you have the right mobile VPN to protect your privacy in the online classroom and dorms?
Women in France have greater liberties than most when it comes to how much clothes they wear, or so a common generalisation about the country’s culture at the beach goes. But France’s permissive ...

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...