Working to make the online world safer for kids and their families through enlightened public policy, industry best practice and good digital parenting.
From talking toys to the rise of virtual and augmented reality, this event will explore the ways that new technologies and interactive products will affect kids and families.
Join FOSI in Washington, DC on December 1st for our 10th Annual Conference. The event, titled "Online Safety in Transition", will be focused on new developments in online safety and policy.
Learn about the mobil app, Pokémon Go, and what parents should know.
Few places on the Internet can claim to be free from harassment. Newspaper websites, social media platforms, online sports forums, gaming sites, and television fan comment boards deal with this problem. All corners of the web are impacted in some way by the scourge of vile and degrading speech aimed at public and private people alike. Eradicating this speech and creating an Internet that can be confidently used by everyone is a challenge that must be confronted by all sectors of society.
On June 2nd, FOSI filed comments with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) at the Department of Commerce in response to a request for comments on "The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things."
Revenge porn. Non-consensual sharing of intimate images. Online sexual harassment. Cyber exploitation. It doesn’t matter what you call the behaviour, the public sharing of explicit images online without the subject’s consent has become one of the scourges of the new Internet generation.