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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

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and a long list of other organizations, urged Congress on Thursday to pass "comprehensive privacy legislation" that would prevent the development of an unwieldy...
If you're stuck at home, these VPNs can help you stream content from other countries or simply mask your browsing history from prying eyes.
There is no federal law governing internet users’ privacy information. It's not clear where Gov Ron DeSantis stands on the issue.
Tasked with overseeing the ad industry's response to mounting privacy requirements, the IAB Tech Lab must referee competing interests.
The new year is the perfect time to get a fresh start online, especially when it comes to your privacy. “Burying your head in the sand and thinking ‘well, I can’t achieve privacy ...
Africa, Zoho CorporationIn many ways, 2021 was a landmark year for online privacy. In April 2021, Apple rolled out an update allowing users to opt out of app tracking, with most iPhone users having...
With increasingly invasive digital surveillance from advertisers and law enforcement over the past few years, securing your mobile phone from privacy threats in 2022 should be a key resolution. But...
It started as a hushed rumor in the beltway, then became a known fact by those going to join the administration. And now we all know: The Biden administration has brought with it a renewed focus on...
Federal Communications Commissioner Starks Seeks to Encourage Democratic Principles Online  BroadbandBreakfast.com
Strengthening National Security and Privacy in the Digital Era - Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada  Commissariat à la protection de la vie privée du Canada

Featured News Stories

At Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Me., admissions officers are still talking about the high school senior who attended a campus information session last year for prospective students. Throughout...
It's junior year and Ellie Likos is ready to start the college process. The first step: changing her name on Facebook. Since the explosion of social media just a few years ago, colleges across...
Facebook Will No Longer Protect Teens From Their Own Bad Judgment - Forbes
On Wednesday, Facebook announced a present for its teen users: the gift of greater publicity. Moving forward, Facebook’s many under-18 users will be able to kick their privacy to the curb just as...
Opinion Should parents be criminally liable for kids' cyberbullying - CNN.com
Two girls in Florida, 14 and 12, have been arrested and charged with aggravated stalking -- cyberbullying. They allegedly tormented a 12-year-old girl named Rebecca so relentlessly that last month...
The selfie syndrome Why teens use social media for validation and how parents can counteract it - TODAY.com
Young celebrities do it. So why are we surprised when a typical teen Instagram post goes something like this: Teen (girl or boy) posts a cool/pretty/pouty selfie. What follows is a watch to see how...
They share, like, everything. How they feel about a song, their maths homework, life (it sucks). Where they'll be next; who they're with now. Photos, of themselves and others, doing stuff they quite...