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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

Rethinking TV advertising: Prioritizing privacy-safe custom ...  MM+M Online
Can you 'deGoogle' a phone? Murena tried — and added a kill switch  TNW
iPhone's new "NameDrop" feature sparks privacy concerns
Facebook parent Meta sues the FTC claiming ‘unconstitutional authority’ in child privacy case  The Reporter
Calimero Network’s CEO discusses community shard for data ...  CryptoTvplus
Strengthening Australia's Digital ID System | Our ministers – Attorney ...  Assistant Minister to the Attorney-General
Canadian Government Reaches Deal With Google On Online News ...  Slashdot
W. Russell Neuman makes the case that consumers should not only control their own data, but derive value from it.
There are a number of steps you can take to protect your privacy and security while searching the internet. Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson explains how.
Through this commitment to security, we have the opportunity to push privacy, the tech industry and society as a whole forward by creating a new system built on trust.

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