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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

As we conduct more of our lives online, we’re realizing just how much we do in public, whether we realize it or not. And while some violations of privacy are more egregious than others ...
Google Chrome’s forthcoming “privacy sandbox” will protect users from the privacy invasions caused by third-party cookies, which track us all over the Internet. The problem is that these moves force...
Tim Cook's broadside in an interview with the Toronto Star comes as iOS 14.5 is set to debut with new privacy rules Facebook doesn't like.
A less onerous version of legislation protecting internet users’ data privacy is on its way to the Senate floor. The measure (SB 1734), carried by Fleming Island Republican Sen. Jennifer ...
The invitation-only social networking app Clubhouse said it was not the victim of a hack amid concerns that data scraped from its users had become available online.
Blis, the pioneer of privacy-first location-powered advertising, announces the launch of its new playbook, 'Preparing for a privacy-first world: your personal guide to getting impersonal'. This ...
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