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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

LEGO has launched a new story-style adventure to help families talk about online safety and privacy. Their Build & Talk series helps parents give conversation with kids about online topics and...
Google Drive is one of the most useful online tools that anyone who has internet access can ever have. Its standard storage comprises 15 gigabytes, and can increase up to ...
Tech companies including TikTok, Alphabet Inc., and Facebook Inc. are tightening privacy controls for teenagers as social media platforms feel policy pressure over protections for younger users.
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 ...
We can always count on the internet to have opinions—regardless of the topic. As soon as Kristen Stewart was announced as Princess Diana in the upcoming film Spencer, the opinions started flying like...
Chelsea Manning Is Back, And Hacking Again, Only This Time For A Bitcoin-Based Privacy Startup  Forbes
China passes tough new online privacy law  The Hindu
India: Spyware Use Violates Supreme Court Privacy Ruling  Human Rights Watch
NPC probes, orders takedown of four online lending apps due to data privacy issues  CNN Philippines
Edgewood's win over Mitchell raises expectations for both boys' soccer teams  The Herald-Times

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...