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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

You can share 5 more gift articles this month. Anyone can access the link you share with no account required. Learn more. Myles Smith is the executive director of the Maine Broadband Coalition.
Europe has tried to police privacy online with mixed results. Now a growing movement suggests it’s time to go much further — by imposing an all-out ban on the microtargeting practices at the heart of...
Whether or not Bill C-27 moves companies away from deceptive design in apps and websites depends on how, and if, the Canadian government holds companies accountable for their actions.
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Not just TikTok: U.S. lawmaker urges action on online privacy this year  Nikkei Asia
FPL-ONLINE.com, an Engaging and Privacy-Focussed Marketplace, launches in Singapore  Yahoo Finance
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Health apps on notice: FTC signals more privacy enforcement ...  SC Media
Webinar: What is the U.S.-Kenya STIP, and Why Does it Matter for ...  Public Citizen
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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...
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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...
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