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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

Unfortunately, the California Consumer Privacy Act, which went into effect this year, didn't live up to its billing. Major online companies found ways to wriggle out if its requirements, and industry...
OneTrust today opened registration for its annual user conference, TrustWeek™ 2020, taking place online and across global time zones ...
Senate Still Divided on Comprehensive Data Privacy Legislation  Nextgov
Online Privacy Software Market 2020 Strategic Analysis, Growth Drivers, Industry Trends, Demand and Future Opportunities till 2026  The Daily Chronicle
Web sites shared over 100 trillion pieces of our personal data last year: time to stop real-time bidding's blatant disregard of privacy  Privacy News Online
As life moves online, privacy concerns escalate - RN Breakfast  ABC News
The High Privacy Cost of a ‘Free’ Website - OneZero  OneZero
Your favorite websites might be giving your data to countless advertisers  Mic
OneTrust Opens Registration for TrustWeek™ 2020 - Free & Online Privacy, Security, and Governance User Conference  Yahoo Finance
Upcoming FTC Workshop to Address Advertising and Data Security  JD Supra

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