Working to make the online world safer for kids and their families through enlightened public policy, industry best practice and good digital parenting.
On November 12th and 13th the Family Online Safety Institute held it's 8th Annual Conference in Washington, DC. The event, titled "Redefining Online Safety", broached the ever-evolving notion of online safety, and discussed what this concept really means in today's world.
How can a responsible digital parent ensure that her children are getting the most of out screen usage while reducing the side effects of too much screen time? Dr. Milovidov breaks down the expert advice and offers some take-aways.
This March GDP will help you stop the screen time madness with advice and tools for you to set effective ground rules and guidelines in your home.
There are few crimes more heinous than the sexual abuse of children. While the offense certainly did not originate with the Internet, the development of the technology has allowed perpetrators to share details of their abuse with thousands of people around the world. This distribution results in the intensified and continual suffering of many victims.
A lot can happen in a year, especially in the digital world. In this 2014 online safety review, FOSI summarizes the changes in US policy, surrounding issues such as sexting and student data privacy, and policy changes happening in Europe and Australia. Also find out what FOSI has been up to in terms of research, events, tips and tools for parents, and plans and goals for 2015.
Have you ever thought about how many people all over the world are connected online? Or how much Internet access has expanded around the globe? This video was presented at the Family Online Safety Institute Annual Conference in November, 2014 where over 90 speakers and 500 attendees gathered to explore the changing world of online safety.