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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

ResearchAndMarkets.com published a new article on the retail industry, "Merging Online Convenience With In-Store Experience Could be Key to Recovery" Online retail was already on the rise before...
When so much of our personal, social and business lives is required to take place online, we have to have an internet service provider, and that should not give those companies a license to invade...
Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy ... "I opened an account online after seeing that Loto-Québec was celebrating its 50th ...
Positive Singles, one of the top online dating portals, recently announced that they have increased the privacy offered to their members. This is to help members enjoy better peace of mind. Positive...
Permutive is announcing that it has raised $18.5 million in Series B funding, as the London-based startup works to help online publishers make money in a changing privacy landscape. CEO Joe Root, who...
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which enforces the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, and the Justice Department, which often files court actions for the FTC, have opened a ...
Maine Fends Off Challenge Against Internet Privacy Law  Law360
US reportedly investigating TikTok again over children's privacy  CNET
FTC Not Playing Games with Misrepresentation of Privacy Standards  JD Supra
Privacy Policy | Site | johnsoncitypress.com  Johnson City Press (subscription)

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...