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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

Microsoft To Comply With Calif. Data Privacy Law Nationwide  Law360
Google and Mozilla Fight With Internet Providers Over a New Protocol That Makes Browsing More Private and Secure  Fortune
The Internet Dream Became a Nightmare. What Will Become of It Now?  The New York Times
Online Cesspool Got You Down? You Can Clean It Up, For a Price  International New York Times
DuckDuckGo Policy Chief: Search Engines Don’t Need to Track Users to Make Money  Observer
Children's Privacy Law Updates: Tricks or Treats?  Lexology
TikTok wants to prove it’s not a new front in China’s information war  Quartz
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Either people online accept the terms and participate in the digital world or they unplug — something that is not really an option for anyone operating in the global economy. Fortunes were built on...
Patrick Ambron is the CEO of BrandYourself.com, which helps you clean up and protect your online reputation and privacy. Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin With just a little bit of...

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