About FOSI

Online safety is everyone’s concern - from preschoolers to grandparents.  The Family Online Safety Institute brings a unique, international perspective to the potential risks, harms as well as the rewards of our online lives.  FOSI’s 30+ members, from Amazon to Yahoo! represent the leading Internet and communications companies in the world.  And our work encompasses public policy, industry best practice as well as good digital parenting.

Board & Staff

Discover the members of our board and staff that are striving to make the online world a safer place for kids and their families.

 
Founder & CEO, Family Online Safety Institute
* Chairman of the FOSI Board, Public Policy Manager, Google

FOSI Members

Membership of the Family Online Safety Institute will give you access to a wide range of unique events, resources and services. It will also provide you with a seat on the Members Group and a highly-visible presence.

Press

 

Press Release

FOSI Statement on the Launch of First Lady's Be Best Initiative

May 7, 2018

The Family Online Safety Institute appreciated the opportunity to participate in the launch of First Lady Melania Trump’s Be Best initiative today. FOSI applauds the First Lady for her focus on children's social emotional well-being and promotion of kindness and ...

In The News

Google Assistant to make phone calls for owners

May 8, 2018

Google has unveiled artificial intelligence software that books appointments over the phone on behalf of users by conducting voice-based conversations on their behalf. FOSI CEO Stephen Balkam is quoted.