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
Chair of the Board, Global Head of Consumer Regulation and Content Standards, Vodafone

FOSI Members

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



Press Release

New Research Reveals Overwhelming Majority of Parents Believe Technology Has Positive Effect On Their Children's Lives

Nov. 17, 2015

A new study from the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) reveals that the large majority of parents believe technology has a positive effect on their child’s future, career and life skills (78%) and creativity (64%).

In The News

Coverage of Global Trends in Online Safety: Creating a National Framework

Oct. 8, 2015

ASKANEWS interviews from September's TIM and the Family Online Safety Institute joint event in Rome, with commentary from Giuseppe Recchi, President of Telecom Italia and Stephen Balkam, CEO of the Family Online Safety Institute.