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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

California Consumer Privacy Statement  Scientific American
What to do about 'privacy paradox' now that CCPA has launched  The Drum
John McAfee Emerges With Private Cell Phone Data Service  TechNewsWorld
Garry Kasparov on AI: ‘People always called me an optimist’  TechCrunch
Surf The Internet Anonymously Now Before Spies Snoop On Your Data! Here's How to Do It!  Tech Times
Canadian Competition Bureau takes enforcement action against misleading privacy claims  Lexology
Canadian Competition Bureau Takes Enforcement Action Against Misleading Privacy Claims - Privacy - Canada  Mondaq News Alerts
What We're Reading: Top State Stories 7/8  The Pew Charitable Trusts
Privacy alert: Your iPhone is quietly tracking everywhere you go  Fox News
Failure to remove information harmful to national security brings legal liability: HK security chief  Global Times

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