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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

Online privacy: Eight ways to mitigate Google and Facebook tracking  Techaeris
My Karen neighbour cut down my privacy fence with a chainsaw… but it’s divided opinion online...  The US Sun
NY dad of boy with autism sues school district for 'stigmatizing' privacy breach  New York Post
Publishers, Internet Archive Agree To Streamline Digital Book ...  Slashdot
Founder of Russia's Largest Internet Company Slams 'Barbaric ...  Slashdot
The concerns surrounding online privacy have become more significant than ever before; here are some tips to help mitigate big tech tracking.
A Long Island teacher revealed a teen’s autism diagnosis in an online article, using his full name while making “condescending remarks,” according to a lawsuit.
A HOMEOWNER revealed how her Karen neighbour cut down her privacy fence with a chainsaw – but the situation has divided opinion online. Tiffany Mraj, from Toronto, Canada, took to TikTok to ... Launches Innovative Anonymous Tor Bitcoin Web Wallet ...  Digital Journal
Online travel agencies accuse Ryanair of possible privacy breaches ...  Airline Routes & Ground Services

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