August 15, 2012

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FOSI Supports AT&T’s “No Text On Board Pledge Day”

Encourages Members to Pledge Against Texting while Driving

WASHINGTON, DC - The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) applauds AT&T’s announced efforts to protect America’s families by reversing the dangerous trend of texting while driving through its “No Text on Board – Pledge Day.”

FOSI is committed to promoting responsibility online and a sense of digital citizenship. With today’s announcement of the September 19th “No Text On Board – Pledge Day,” when all Americans will be asked to pledge to not text and drive, AT&T is taking an impressive and critical step toward these accomplishing these same goals. We applaud AT&T’s efforts to encourage the safe and responsible use of technology while behind the wheel.

FOSI looks forward to following the progress of AT&T’s initiative and the important impact it will have, especially when it comes to encouraging people to use technology responsibly while embracing a sense of digital citizenship.

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The Family Online Safety Institute is an international, non-profit organization that works to make the online world safer for kids and their families. FOSI convenes leaders in industry, government and 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. FOSI's members include: AOL, AT&T, BAE Systems Detica, BT Retail, Comcast, Disney, Entertainment Software Association, Facebook, France Telecom, Google, GSM Association, Microsoft, Motion Picture Association of America, NCTA, Nominum, Optenet, RuleSpace, Sprint, Symantec, Time Warner Cable, Telecom Italia, Telefónica, TELMEX, The Cyber Guardian, USTelecom, The Wireless Foundation, Verizon and Yahoo!.

 

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