Good Digital Parenting While Staying At Home

Our households, communities, nation, and world are experiencing rapid change in a way we’ve never seen before.

Good Digital Parenting


Getting Tech Ready: A Back-to-School Primer for Distance Learning

By Emily Mulder | Aug. 5, 2020

In 2020, the school supplies list has changed a lot. Parents are more likely to find themselves downloading educational apps for their child’s new tablet, rather than shopping for backpacks and No. 2 pencils.


COVID19: A Wake-Up Call for Seniors Who Now Must Rely on Tech to Connect

By Rachel Colucci | Aug. 4, 2020

For the generations that grew up in the digital age, technology has been relatively easy to adapt to.

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Policy & Research

Online Safety in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

This whitepaper aims to connect the emerging technological phenomena of artificial intelligence (AI) and its implications with key actions needed to advance a culture of responsibility online.

Protecting Innocence In A Digital Age

Testimony of Stephen Balkam, CEO and Founder of Family Online Safety Institute, before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary -  July 9, 2019


Revisiting COPPA

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and its corresponding Rule were passed in 1998, before Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube, or Hello Barbie were even conceived. Despite the Rule having been updated there have been calls to alter the way that children’s privacy is regulated in the United States. This white paper explores the implications of the current regime and potential areas of improvement.