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Safer Internet Day creates a better Internet today

Today We Recognize Ways We Optimize the Internet for Social Good On- and Off-line Senator Charles Schumer: Featured speaker WASHINGTON, February 11, 2014 – Today, Safer Internet Day, online safety experts, youth advocates and representatives from government and leading technology companies join students in the nation’s capital to discuss youth perspectives and practices in social […]

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ConnectSafely.org named US host for Safer Internet Day

Washington, D.C., November 6, 2013–Safer Internet Day, which has been celebrated throughout the world for the last 10 years, is about to get a big boost in the United States. ConnectSafely.org has been appointed by INSAFE and the European Commission as the US host for the annual celebration, which happens on the second Tuesday of each […]

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ConnectSafely organizing workshops for 2013 Internet Governance Forum in Bali

The panels to tackle topics including child protection vs. child rights and empowering global youth Bali, Indonesia,  October 21, 2012 — ConnectSafely.org has organized two workshops at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) taking place in Denpasar, Indonesia (Bali) October 22nd to 25th. The IGF, which is sponsored by the United Nations, is a “multi-stakeholder” event […]

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ConnectSafely releases A Parents’ Guide to Cyberbullying

Free 8-page guide offers families context and concrete advice on what to do about cyberbullying Palo Alto, CA, October 15, 2013 – ConnectSafely.org, a leading Internet safety nonprofit organization, today announced the publication of A Parents’ Guide to Cyberbullying, answering the Top 5 questions parents have about bullying in digital spaces: What is cyberbullying, anyway? How likely is it […]

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ConnectSafely Releases ‘A Parents’ Guide to Cybersecurity’

Guide provides families with the best ways to keep everybody’s devices and the home network secure Palo Alto, CA, October 1, 2013 – ConnectSafely.org, a leading Internet safety nonprofit organization, today announced the publication of A Parents’ Guide to Cybersecurity, answering the Top 5 questions parents have about keeping computers, phones and family networks safe and secure: What are […]

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ConnectSafely Announces Partnership with U.S. Department of Homeland Security Stop.Think.Connect.™ Campaign

(Palo Alto, CA – August 13, 2013) ConnectSafely.org announced today that it has joined the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign’s National Network, forming a partnership that will promote cybersecurity awareness to parents, teens, educators, advocates, and policy makers nationwide. The Campaign will help provide ConnectSafely with tools and resources to raise awareness […]

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ConnectSafely Releases Parents’ Guides to Instagram and Snapchat

Guides demystify popular photo-sharing apps and walk kids and parents through safety and privacy features Palo Alto, CA, May 21, 2013 – ConnectSafely.org, a leading Internet safety nonprofit, today announced the publication of two new and timely parents’ guides to Instagram and Snapchat, answering the Top 5 questions parents have about these photo-sharing apps so popular […]

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A Parents’ Guide to Facebook Offers Hands-On Help in Optimizing Teens’ Safety and Privacy in the World’s No. 1 Social Networking Site

A Parents’ Guide to Facebook Offers Hands-On Help in Optimizing Teens’ Safety and Privacy in the World’s No. 1 Social Networking Site Guidebook by Anne Collier and Larry Magid of ConnectSafely.org is published in partnership with the iKeepSafe Coalition Washington DC, Nov. 9–ConnectSafely.org and the iKeepSafe Coalition are pleased to announce the publication of A […]

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ConnectSafely at Internet Governance Forum

ConnectSafely at Internet  Governance Forum VILNIUS, LITHUANIA (September 14, 2010) ConnectySafely co-directors Anne Collier and Larry Magid are participating in and speaking at the Internet Governance Forum in Vilnius, Lithuania, September 14 through 17, 2010. Collier is co-moderating a panel on digital citizenship. Magid is speaking on a panel on the youth safety implications of location-based services via GPS-enabled mobile phones. […]

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Panel Finds Education Critical To Youth Safety As Internet Evolves

Panel Finds Education Critical To Youth Safety As Internet Evolves Report to Congress Says Consumer Education Must Be Aimed At All Involved In Childhood Education, Address a Full Range of Online Risks, and Be Applicable Across Devices   WASHINGTON, DC (June 4, 2010) In its final report to Congress today, the Online Safety and Technology Working […]

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