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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

How do I hide or change my IP address? Protect your privacy online  Robotics and Automation News
Someone could be watching: Tips for securing web-connected cameras - Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada  Commissariat à la protection de la vie privée du Canada
How To Make Data Privacy Changes Work For Your Digital Marketing Strategy  Forbes
How to Protect Your Privacy Online? PTA Guidelines  PhoneWorld Magazine
Hidden Russian Software in Thousands of Apps Sparks Fears of Online Activity Tracking, Prompts Ban by US Army  CPO Magazine
Identity Check online system pilot launched despite gaps over privacy, rights  RNZ
New research from Deloitte Canada reveals growing gaps in Canadians' access to technology and digital skills  Financial Post
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Featured News Stories

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Facebook Will No Longer Protect Teens From Their Own Bad Judgment - Forbes
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Opinion Should parents be criminally liable for kids' cyberbullying -
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The selfie syndrome Why teens use social media for validation and how parents can counteract it -
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...
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