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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

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 ...
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 ...
The report criticizes the internet platforms’ lack of action despite numerous ... and the importance to ‘future proof’ privacy legislation for emerging technologies, like artificial intelligence. The...
There's plenty of concern about how Apple's upcoming privacy policy revisions will impact mobile marketing, but marketers may not fully understand the situation. That's one of the takeaways from a ...
ANDREW HARNIK/GettyThe latest king-sized, disastrous hack into U.S. government and corporate data servers is prompting the head of the National Security Agency to suggest that a surveillance giant ...
An Austrian online privacy campaign group said Wednesday it has a filed a complaint against Google over what it says is a tracking code ...
Winston Privacy Filter Will Give You The Privacy You Need Without Compromising Your Browsing Speeds – Avail Offer Now  Wccftech
Quick privacy fixes: 3 changes to make ASAP before it’s too late  Fox News
Marketers underestimate users' privacy concerns - Survey  GamesIndustry.biz
Am I FLoCed? A New Site to Test Google's Invasive Experiment  EFF

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...