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Sep
16
2015

TIM, in partnership with the Family Online Safety Institute, hosted today in Rome “Global Trends in Online Safety: Creating a National Framework” an international conference on the prevention of risks for children online.

May
12
2015

The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) will today convene a forum analysing the current state of online safety and future developments in Europe.

Jan
30
2015

LONDON & WASHINGTON, DC– The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) announced today that Lisa Felton, Global Head of Consumer Regulation and Content Standards at Vodafone, will become the next chair of the FOSI Board of Directors. 

Dec
11
2014

The Family Online Safety Institute was pleased to take part in this week’s#WePROTECT Children Online summit to tackle online child exploitation, hosted by the UK government.FOSI supports the multi-stakeholder approach being pursued by bringing together governments, charities, law enforcement and leaders in industry to work together in developing effective initiatives to combat this problem. 

Nov
12
2014

The report, “Parenting in the Digital Age: How Parents Weigh the Potential Benefits and Harms of Their Children’s Technology Use,” explores the issues kids face online through the lens of parents and caregivers, and examines the findings in the contexts of age, education and ethnicity.

Oct
15
2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. -The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), the nation's leading organization dedicated to educating parents, companies, children, educators and policymakers about Internet safety, announced today that TELUS, Canada's fastest growing telecommunications provider, will become its newest member and the first Canadian company to join the organization. 

May
22
2014

PARIS, FRANCE - Today, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) convenes experts in the field of online safety to discuss the European Union's commitment to ensuring that children have safe and productive experiences online. This event will also explore what the Internet industry and non-government organizations are doing to create a better Internet for kids.

Apr
10
2014

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - Today, the Family Online Safety Institute will host a roundtable event at Google’s Offices in Mexico City to encourage dialogue in the region about online safety efforts. The event will bring together representatives from industry, government, and the non-profit sector from Mexico, Latin America and around the world to discuss the local, regional, and global challenges in online safety and best ways to promote digital citizenship.

Feb
11
2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) today encouraged parents to use Safer Internet Day as an opportunity to create a better Internet and talk with their kids about ways to have positive and safe online experiences.

Nov
14
2013

“The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) appreciates the interest of Sen. Markey, Senator Kirk, Rep. Barton, and Rep. Rush in keeping kids safe online. It is important to have high-level attention and leadership focused on online safety, but FOSI does have some concerns about the Do Not Track Kids Act of 2013. The FTC recently spent years revising the COPPA Rule to ensure that the 1998 law was updated and continues to apply to modern technology and trends.