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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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Some provinces have released plans on how they aim to allow students to return to the classroom in September, but those school boards continuing with partial or fully virtual learning need to ensure...
Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) has introduced a new online portal enabling customers to p ...
During Coronavirus pandemic, Taleam Systems will fix computer problems for a reduced hourly price. The business was founded in 2011 by Meladul Haq Ahmadzai. Ahmadzai says, “Starting today, we will ...
How to exercise your online privacy rights in California  San Francisco Chronicle
Jumbo Privacy can help you stay protected online [App of the Month]  Up News Info
DuckDuckGo is back online for users in India after brief blockage  Hindustan Times
Letter to the Editor: Thanks for birthday wishes from friends ’up north’  The Times
If you are a California resident, you have the right to privacy protections for your data under the California Consumer Privacy Act. The landmark consumer privacy law became legally enforceable on ...
This is the third or fourth time that FaceApp has leaped into the zeitgeist, attracted press attention yet again. It’s the upgraded “gender” filter -- which aims to alter your gender presentation...

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...