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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

Online privacy bill easily passed by U.S. House panel  Reuters
Watching Your Wallet: How to safeguard your online information  Fox Carolina
Watching Your Wallet: Safeguarding Online Info  KFYR
How to delete yourself from the internet  The Washington Post
Roe v. Wade overturned: Here's how tech companies and internet users can protect privacy  CNBC
The Download: Yann LeCun’s AI vision, and smart cities’ unfulfilled promises  MIT Technology Review
Over 4 in 10 Belgians prepared to trade online privacy for discounts  The Brussels Times
Webinar Recording On AI and Biometric Privacy Trends  The National Law Review
Australian Privacy Index 2022: wary of online surveillance, consumers demanding full transparency and control over their data  Deloitte
Online Privacy Bill Easily Passed by U.S. House Panel - Latest Tweet by Reuters  LatestLY

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