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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

Kroger Sued for Sharing Sensitive Health Data With Meta – The ...  The Markup
Teyana Taylor Asks For Privacy After Details From Divorce W/ Iman ...  Hot97 - Hip Hop & R&B News
NYM VPN: Ensuring Your Online Privacy and Security;
Privacy statement  NSW Electoral Commission
Google Confirms Its Schedule for Disabling Third-Party Cookies in ...  Slashdot
Plex Users Fear New Feature Will Leak Porn Habits To Their ...  Slashdot
Tech Meets Law: Cardiff entrepreneur’s start-up sets new UK standard for online privacy  News from Wales
Startup Suggests Fighting Porch Piracy with AI-Enhanced Shipment ...  Slashdot
U.S. President Joe Biden’s much-anticipated executive order (EO) on artificial intelligence set a new tone for the U.S. — markedly different from the Trump administration’s “AI with American values...
There are a number of steps you can take to protect your privacy and security while searching the internet. Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson explains how.

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 -
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 -
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...