|November 10, 2011|
|FOSI's New Report Evaluates the Global State of Online Safety in 2011|
Washington D.C. - Today, FOSI publishes its State of Online Safety Report to coincide with its Fifth Annual Conference in Washington, DC. Containing more than 60 pages of expert commentary and analysis, this exciting new report includes comprehensive regional profiles, maps and best practice case studies. Complete with a global overview of risks and insights into topics like digital citizenship, it brings together in one document a comprehensive appraisal of the state of online safety in 2011.
This report is based upon the findings from FOSI's Global Resource and Information Directory (GRID), a unique online portal which provides users with extensive information on education, regulation, safety initiatives and usage from 194 countries, the 50 US states, and the Canadian and Australian provinces. GRID aggregates content and showcases best practice, much of which has never before been translated into English. This information will provide an invaluable resource for everyone involved in the quickly evolving online safety world, with examples of reasonable oversight measures, best practices, new markets, innovative ideas and baseline statistics.
To download the State of Online Safety Report go to www.fosi.org/resources/fosi-publications.html and register for free access to GRID at www.fosigrid.org
Funded by Nominet Trust, this report has also received generous support from FOSI members, who have contributed generously to GRID in terms of time, material, expertise and sponsorship to the ensure its high quality and success.