Today, we confront a myriad of new safety issues, concerns, risks and harms, while also benefiting from the wonders that technology can and does bring into our and our children’s lives. Our original worries focused on content, but now the online safety community, as well as parents, teachers and caregivers, are just as concerned about behavioral, emotional and developmental side effects of our hearty embrace of all things digital.
On June 2nd, FOSI filed comments with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) at the Department of Commerce in response to a request for comments on "The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things."
We are kicking off the summer with Internet Safety Month! To celebrate we are highlighting our best tools, resources and advice for keeping your family safe online. There are a lot of really great parental controls and privacy settings out there that are a great place to start when thinking about Internet Safety.
In April 2016, FOSI filed comments with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) of Canada about educating children on the importance of their on and off-line reputation through online activities.
Our friends from Comcast and Mind Candy share their tips for Internet safety.
Our friends at Pocket Guardian share tips with parents for Internet safety and advice for starting a tech conversation with the kids.
Kathleen Lefstad, Policy Manager, Trust & Safety, at Yahoo! shares her gift of knowledge for Internet safety with parents.
We asked our friends in the tech industry to share with us the gift of knowledge this holiday season. During this video series we will be sharing advice and Internet safety tips from a variety of leaders in tech.
We asked our friends in the tech industry to share with parents the gift of knowledge this holiday season. Find out what experts from some of the top tech companies and organizations want parents to know about Internet safety.