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Press Releases
Jun
24
2013

Today the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) has partnered with some of the world's foremost experts on digital citizenship to discuss the latest thinking on creating positive online behaviors at a global forum in Melbourne.

Jun
18
2013

"The Family Online Safety Institute applauds the British government for taking a proactive, zero tolerance approach to child sexual abuse material on the Internet and we welcome these measures from industry to help keep kids safe online."

May
15
2013

In conjunction with Europe's Year of Citizens, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) will host its Annual European Forum. The event convenes leaders from industry, government, academics and NGOs to focus on online safety, privacy issues and data protection.

Apr
18
2013

WASHINGTON, DC - Facebook, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Mozilla, and the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) today announced a series of activities to advance healthy online experiences so young people can more easily make smart and responsible choices on the Internet.

Feb
07
2013

Today, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) announced that T-Mobile will become the newest member of FOSI. T-Mobile USA is committed to protecting kids and families while providing innovative new products and services to millions of customers.

Feb
05
2013

A Platform for Good (PfG), a project of The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), is asking everyone to pledge to use their power for good. The launch of A Pledge for Good coincides with Safer Internet Day, an international event which aims to help make the online community a safer, more respectful place.

Jan
28
2013

Continuing their mission to make the online world safer for kids and their families, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) will be taking part in Data Privacy Day today to encourage a culture of digital responsibility around the world. Data Privacy Day is an effort to help Internet users understand and control their online experience and reputation.

Jan
22
2013

The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) announced today that Trend Micro has become the latest member of the global FOSI family. Trend Micro develops Internet content security and threat management solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information.

Nov
23
2012

WASHINGTON, DC - Continuing to extend its international footprint, The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) today announced that Telstra Corporation has joined as a member. Telstra, headquartered in Melbourne, is Australia's largest telecommunications company.

Nov
14
2012

WASHINGTON, DC – Research released today by the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) explores the online generation gap between parents and teens and reveals a number of disparities in their views about online safety. These gaps in perception demonstrate that great advancements can and should be made to improve communication between parents and teens about online behavior.