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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

Surveillance Capitalism Is Destroying Our Freedom and Our Intimacy  TruthoutSurveillance capitalism is doing to human nature what industrial capitalism has done to our planet.
YouTube Defeats Lawsuit Over Children's Privacy 04/03/2019  MediaPost CommunicationsSiding with Google's YouTube, a federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that the company violates...
ACLU: Apple employee was illegally harassed by Customs over company devices  Fast CompanyThe American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California filed a complaint Tuesday on behalf of top...
Safety vs. privacy  Arkansas Democrat-GazetteA few weekends ago, we spent the better part of an hour watching one of those cable shows about new technology. This particular one featured a...
TikTok is popular, but Chinese apps still have a lot to learn about global markets  The Conversation AUTikTok allows users to create and share short videos with music – there's a lot of lip...
Website Privacy Policy  KIIS1011ARN respects your right to privacy. We are sensitive to the concerns that our clients, audience, customers and online users may have with regards to the ...
Federal budget 2019: ACT public service jobs may go bush as Coalition ramps up federal election pitch to regional voters  Sydney Morning HeraldA new wave of decentralisation would move...
Engineer arrested for allegedly poisoning colleague with cadmium: Police  ABC NewsA Northern California chemical engineer was arrested on attempted murder charges after he was caught on...
8 Hidden And Important Google Chrome Settings You May Want To Change  Technology ZimbabweGoogle Chrome is by far the most popular browser on the planet. I mean the browser has captured more...
Put the snow boots away until next year. Clean the windows, mop the floors and start Kondo-ing every drawer in the house. When the spring cleaning fever hits, it comes on like a heat wave.

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...