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Revisiting COPPA

June 12, 2019

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and its corresponding Rule were passed in 1998, before Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube, or Hello Barbie were even conceived. Despite the Rule having been ...

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Protecting Innocence In A Digital Age

Testimony of Stephen Balkam, CEO and Founder of Family Online Safety Institute, before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary - July 9, 2019

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Online Safety Across the Generations

Technology has the power to bring families together across generations. This year, FOSI explored intergenerational technology use as well as how parents and seniors think about the benefits and challenges ...

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Tech Addiction; Not All Screens Are Created Equal

For many years the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended no screen time for under 2’s. The advice was clear and easy to follow, in theory if not always in practice, ...

#Tech Addiction #Screen Time

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Community Solutions to Controversial Content Online

In the second of the series on responses to controversial online content this FOSI Brief examines the ways that the Internet community can respond to online challenges and help create ...

#Online Safety #Online Harrassment #Content Moderation

FOSI Grid

Global Research and Information Directory

The Global Resource & Information Directory (GRID) is designed to create a single, factual data source dedicated to making the Internet a safer and better place by capturing the challenges and responses to online safety issues around the world.

GRID was first launched as a program of FOSI in 2010 as the only comprehensive source of peer-reviewed online safety information on a global scale. The individual country pages provide a chronicle of research, education, legislation, and organizations active in the Internet safety space. GRID has been a platform for noteworthy initiatives and policy changes in regions throughout the world, and become a unique source of reference for all stakeholders.

To submit online safety data for your region, please email grid@fosi.org.

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