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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

Beijing's latest regulatory measures for its internet giants prohibit companies from engaging in unfair competition, and officials are prepping strict laws to oversee data.
The National Information Technology Development Agency has sanctioned Soko Lending Company Limited, an online lending platform, with a fine of N10m for privacy invasion. This was contained in a press...
There is no major online marketplace operating in Australia that sets a commendable standard for respecting consumers’ data privacy. Letting customers opt out of data tracking would be a good start.
Miles Routledge, a Loughborough University student and prolific 4chan user, has been documenting his ill-fated "holiday" to Afghanistan on Twitch.
Samsung Internet 15 browser is now rolling out via the Google Play Store. It brings anti-tracing feature, and a new search widget.
Online Trading Academy has been awarded two Bronze awards for CliK in the categories of Best Achievement in Product Innovation and Best Fintech Solution. These are the 5 th and 6 th Stevie Awards ...
How Number Recycling Threatens Your Privacy Online  Security Intelligence
T-Mobile Investigating Claims of Data Breach on Online Forum  Bloomberg Law
AI Technology Startup Data Safeguard Tackles Data Privacy Compliance and Synthetic Fraud Threat  IT News Online
Tinder will make its ID Verification option available to all users  The Verge

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...
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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...