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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

Data Privacy Breach Within Chinook School Division - SwiftCurrentOnline.com  SwiftCurrentOnline.com
Adversaries Agree to Discovery Stay in Nike Online Shopping Privacy Suit  Law Street Media
OTC/DTC Infectious Disease Diagnostics Market Report, Q3 2021 - Privacy and Anonymity / The Internet Effect / Rapid Result / The Wellness Movement - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire
#1579: Apple “California Streaming” event, OS security updates, Epic Games v. Apple lawsuit decided, Internet privacy limitations, combine Mac speakers  TidBITS
Can MIT's Tim Berners-Lee Save the Web?  Boston magazine
Ireland fails to enforce EU law against Big Tech  Ars Technica
Stop Trackers Dead: The Best Private Browsers for 2021  PCMag.com
Eitan Biran, Lone Survivor of Italian Cable Car Crash, Is Subject of Custody Battle  The New York Times
Internet privacy and user protection are two things that are important for both organizations and consumers to know about.
TikTok's lead data privacy regulator in the European Union has opened two inquiries into the Chinese-owned short-video platform related to the processing of children's personal data and transfers of...

Featured News Stories

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Facebook Will No Longer Protect Teens From Their Own Bad Judgment - Forbes
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Opinion Should parents be criminally liable for kids' cyberbullying - CNN.com
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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...