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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

OneTrust today opened registration for its annual user conference, TrustWeek™ 2020, taking place online and across global time zones ...
Amazon's new products include flying security camera for your home, virtual assistant for kids  NBC News
Proctorio Revolutionizing University of Mississippi Testing Services  The Local Voice
How to Pay Using Virtual Credit Cards in 1Password  Lifehacker
Easy Steps You Can Make to Protect your Privacy Online  The Southern Maryland Chronicle
Honorlock at UW-Madison presents privacy concerns, perpetuates harmful learning environment  Daily Cardinal
Illinois Facebook users tagged in photos can now submit claims as part of $650 million settlement  ABC News
A guide to California 2020 ballot measures  Napa Valley Register
Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlor sex charge  ABC News
Blur your home on Maps and erase your data to remove your life from Google’s grip  USA TODAY

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