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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

The Build a CCPA Privacy Program with OneTrust half-day online summit will address key CCPA compliance areas and how to overcome common CCPA challenges. A panel of CCPA experts will outline ...
Law enforcement in Arizona must get a warrant if they want to access your identity or home address from a third party online, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled. According to the ruling, the ...
In 1988, after United States Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork’s videotape rental history was leaked to the press, Congress realised the threat that new technologies — through the clandestine buying...
In a world where privacy is evaporating, one tech organization is taking a stand. Mozilla works to preserve an open, global internet by advancing public policy and creating technologies that protect...
KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: After Public Authority for Telecommunications and Information Technology blocked programs that reveal caller IDs , some websites have emerged to claim its alleged ability to ...
From social networks to government agencies, it feels like everyone wants a piece of your data nowadays. The best way to protect your privacy is to mask your online identity. Private Internet Access...
Privacy commissioners from the Americas ... for tracking non-Facebook users across the entire mainstream internet, for example. So the devil really is in the granular detail of anything the ...
Data is big business, and everyone wants a piece of what you’re up to when you venture online. The trouble is that many of the companies we trust with our private data are proving extremely ...
library and information science curriculums have historically emphasized privacy and civil liberties concerns, especially the minimization of data collection. In contrast to the digital behemoths ...
Today OneTrust launched Build a CCPA Privacy Program with OneTrust, a free, half-day online summit to help companies prepare their privacy programs for the CCPA, address common CCPA challenges and ...

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...