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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

This week’s Apple headlines; the latest iPhone 13 details, new privacy controls in iOS, future MacBook Pro features, upgrading the Apple TV, app issues in China, Apple’s self-driving car ambitions...
NEWS regarding the GTA 6 release date remains unofficial for now, but Rockstar Games have been talking more about its plans for Grand Theft Auto Online in the same year the game comes to PS5 and Xbox...
According to the back-office statistics about transactions on Yiwugo, as of the end of December, the total number of online orders in 2020 had grown by 100% YoY as compared with 2019, more than 80%...
BBB: What to know before downloading those holiday apps  KLKN
Are VPNs legal in the UK?  Tom's Guide
Leveraging Blockchain Technology to Optimise Online Privacy  Coingape
2020, The Pandemic Year: School closures, online learning and privacy questions  Longview Daily News
China Releases First Draft Personal Information Protection Law  JD Supra
2020 forced us all to live online: How my virtual year played out  CNET
Telegram will begin adding ads to channels in 2021  TechSpot

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...