BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) today announced that it will be leading an interactive forum to discuss important issues highlighted by the European Union's CEO Coalition 'to make the Internet a better place for kids.' The event, taking place in the European Parliament in Brussels, will explore online safety issues with the European Commission, European Parliament, key industry players and civil society.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) today announced that The Cyber Guardian (TCG) has joined as a member. The company, based in Australia and Singapore, brings an important international viewpoint about online safety to an increasingly globally-focused FOSI membership. The Cyber Guardian is a secure environment created to protect users from pornography, online predators and other sites that may be harmful to kids.
WASHINGTON, DC – Beginning today, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) and ictQATAR will host a joint conference: “Promoting Online Safety and Cyber Ethics in the Middle East.” The two-day event is being held in Doha, Qatar and explores the impact of the Internet on youth in the Middle East, the most effective methods of teaching cyber ethics and the state of online safety in the region.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), an international nonprofit organization dedicated to online safety, today announced an initiative to create an interactive online program called A Platform for Good, empowering parents, teachers, teens and kids to connect and share knowledge and experiences around online safety while learning to become responsible digital citizens. A Platform for Good has gained support and endorsement by leaders throughout five different industries, including social media, search, telecommunications, mobile, and cable.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) and ictQATAR today announced that they will convene a regional online safety conference in Doha, Qatar. The two-day event, "Promoting Online Safety and Cyber Ethics in the Middle East," will focus on a wide range of issues including social media, mobile use, and the latest research in the Gulf region.
WASHINGTON, DC - The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) today announced that Telecom Italia Group has joined as a member. Telecom Italia's membership signifies increasing global awareness and support in promoting a safer online environment for families.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Beginning today, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) will host its Fifth Annual Conference & Exhibition: “Evaluate. Innovate. Collaborate. Strategies for Safe and Healthy Online Use.” This two-day event, held in Washington, D.C., challenges an international audience of policymakers, Internet industry leaders, educators, legislators, authors, law enforcement, Internet safety advocates, teachers and technologists to explore the science and health issues related to children and the Internet: How can we find balance in our hyper-connected lives?
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A survey released today by the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) shows that most parents (87 percent) are aware of parental controls and more than half of parents (53 percent) say they have used parental controls for their children’s Internet use. The nationwide telephone survey polled 702 parents of children ages 8-17 who access the Internet and was conducted by Hart Research Associates, an independent research company.
LONDON and WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), an international nonprofit organization dedicated to online safety, has been shortlisted in the Nominet Internet Awards 2011, which highlight companies, charities and individuals in the United Kingdom who are making a difference on or through the Internet.
LONDON - The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) will host their third annual European conference in London on May 10, 2011. The conference, "Every European a Digital Citizen," brings together an international audience of online safety experts to discuss key Internet issues including privacy, data retention, mobile usage, digital citizenship, research findings and public policy developments in Europe.