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BLOG

Google's Sé genial en Internet Launches

By Erin McCowey | June 22, 2018

FOSI was proud to attend Tuesday's launch of Sé genial en Internet, the Spanish language version of Google's Be Internet Awesome digital citizenship and safety program.

#Be Internet Awesome #Google #Se genial en Internet

BLOG

10 Tips to Protect Your Child from Cyber Bullying

By Jerry Thompson | June 21, 2018

Between the rise of connected devices and the ever-expanding Internet of Things, cyber bullying is a much bigger issue now than even a decade ago.

#Cyberbullying

Policy & Research

POLICY BRIEF

Community Solutions to Controversial Content Online

In the second of the series on responses to controversial online content this FOSI Brief examines the ways that the Internet community can respond to online challenges and help create a better Internet for all. The first Brief looked at technical responses and concluded that while technical advancements promise much in the fight against objectionable, but legal content, on their own technical solutions are not enough.

REPORT

Connected Families: How Parents Think & Feel about Wearables, Toys, and the Internet of Things

In a new era of connected life, the subject of children’s use of emerging technologies, and subsequent privacy and security implications, has become a top priority for families.

POLICY BRIEF

Technical Solutions to Controversial Content Online

It’s not fake news to say that media reports have devoted much airtime and column inches to stories relating to offensive online content recently.  In fact, over the last 12 month we have witnessed a considerable increase in media reports of online harassment, revenge porn, extremist videos and fake news. 

#Digital Parenting #Online Safety #Online Harrassment