Ning Signs on as Newest Member of Family Online Safety Institute

WASHINGTON - The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), the leading Internet safety organization, today announced that Ning, Inc. will join FOSI's Board of Directors. Ning is a technology platform that offers anyone the opportunity to create their own social networks for anything.

"FOSI is excited to welcome Ning as the newest member of our international organization," said Stephen Balkam, CEO of FOSI. "Ning's membership with FOSI will allow both organizations to work together to ensure that families remain safe and smart online."

"Joining FOSI will allow us to collaborate with the leaders in the online safety community to ensure the continued protection of user privacy and the education of kids and families," said Jill Nissen, Chief IP & Policy Counsel at Ning. "We are committed to keeping Ning safe and fun for everyone."

Ning joins a high profile community of FOSI members, including AOL, AT&T, British Telecom, Comcast, France Telecom, Google, Microsoft, Telmex and Verizon.