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Parents, Privacy & Technology Use

Nov. 17, 2015

FOSI released its latest research report, “Parents, Privacy and Technology Use” on November 17, 2015. This research was conducted by Hart Research Associates and included an online survey of 589 ...

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Violent Extremism: The New Online Safety Discussion

For the last 18 months there have been hundreds of news stories, dozens of politicians’ speeches, and numerous policy announcements focused on combating the threat of online radicalization of youth ...

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The Realities of Cyber Parenting: What Pre-teens and Teens Are Up To Online

FOSI partnered with Intel Security on their latest research entitled "The Realities of Cyber Parenting: What Pre-teens and Teens Are Up To Online”. The global study examined the online behaviors ...

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Everything Connected: Possibilities and Privacy

The advent of connected cars, interactive fridges and Internet-enabled watches brings with it a wealth of possibilities. However, the ways in which the new technology will simplify our daily lives, ...


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#WePROTECT: Global Online Child Sexual Abuse Summit

There are few crimes more heinous than the sexual abuse of children. While the offense certainly did not originate with the Internet, the development of the technology has allowed perpetrators ...



FOSI 2014 Year in Review Video

A lot can happen in a year, especially in the digital world. In this 2014 online safety review, FOSI summarizes the changes in US policy, surrounding issues such as sexting ...

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Global Research and Information Directory

FOSI’s Global Resource and Information Directory (GRID) is designed to create a single, factual and up-to-date source for all those dedicated to making the Internet a safer and better place. GRID aggregates information from a comprehensive range of trusted sources and combined with expert oversight, provides a unique and exciting new collaborative platform.

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