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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

When many schools halted in-person teaching during the pandemic, they also stopped providing another function that has been perhaps less missed: giving tests under the watchful eyes of proctors.
I hack your phone or your car’s online account," Keatron Evans said. "I track your location as you go to work every day. Now I know the specific GPS location of your work facility. It goes downhill...
Straight out of an episode of Black Mirror, New York ’s police department first revealed its robot dog unit “Digidog” back in December 2020, and a new video of it in action is again causing a stir.
Blue Nile's most recent hires will fill new roles at the diamond e-tailer, which has been expanding its brick-and-mortar presence.
Ransomware: The internet's biggest security crisis is getting worse. We need a way out  ZDNet
BBB National Programs Adds FTC Veteran Mamie Kresses as Vice President, Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU)  PRNewswire
DuckDuckGo will block Google's next-gen cookie replacement  TechRadar
Help your customers reclaim their right to privacy – PCR  PCR-online.biz
Technology and Youth Represent Nigeria's Path Out of the Woods  Council on Foreign Relations
Local privacy watchdog probes Clubhouse over whether data leak involved Hong Kong users  Coconuts

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