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Family Online Safety Institute

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The Family Online Safety Institute is an international, non-profit organization which works to make the online world safer for kids and their families. FOSI convenes leaders in industry, government and the non-profit sectors to collaborate and innovate new solutions and policies in the field of online safety. Through research, resources, events and special projects, FOSI promotes a culture of responsibility online and encourages a sense of digital citizenship for all.

With roundtables, forums and conferences around the globe, FOSI plays an important role in driving the international debate. Keep up to date on the latest online safety issues with FOSI’s widely-acclaimed events, or check out the latest on our YouTube channel.

 

Teen Identity Theft: Fraud, Security, and Steps Teens are Taking to Protect Themselves OnlineTeen Identity Theft

The Family Online Safety Institute has released a new study conducted by Hart Research Associates and supported by Google and Symantec. Learn more

 

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GRID provides instant online access to the latest commentary, facts, figures and analysis on the global state of family online safety. Learn more

 

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Check out our Resources tab featuring helpful tips for parents and kids during back-to-school season, and download a copy of our safety contract here.
 


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Watch this video 'Go Figure' for facts and figures about online safety.

 

Latest News

July 17, 2014 FOSI Briefs: Student Data Privacy: The Challenges and Opportunities. Learn more


May 22, 2014 FOSI Hosts European Forum to Promote Commitment to a Better, Safer Internet. Learn more


April 10, 2014 FOSI Hosts Roundtable to Facilitate the Online Safety Conversation in Latin America. Learn more


March 24, 2014 FOSI Briefs: UK Family Filters Address Some Concerns but Raise Others. Learn more


February 11, 2014 FOSI Celebrates Safer Internet Day. Learn more


November 14, 2013 Statement of Family Online Safety Institute on Do Not Track Kids Act of 2013 Learn More


November 06, 2013 New FOSI Research Finds Teens Increasingly Concerned About Online Identity Theft. Learn more


October 22, 2013 FOSI Statement on Facebook Changes to Procedures on Posting of Violent, Disturbing Images. Learn more


August 27, 2013 LinkedIn becomes FOSI's Latest Connection. Learn more

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