Policy & Research
Summary

In June 2010, FOSI submitted comments to the Australian Parliamnet's Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety.

Date

June 24, 2010

Filing


In June 2010 FOSI submitted comments to Australia's Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety, the Committee is conducting an inquiry into Australian children's online behavior. In their comments FOSI sought to highlight the benefits to children of Internet use, the potential risks to children, such as cyberbullying and sexting, and the excellent work that is being done by industry around the world. Throughout the submission FOSI emphasized the importance of digital citizenship and the online culture of responsibility, requiring all interested parties to work together, in order to keep children safe in a Web 2.0 world.

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