Posts Tagged ‘Stephen Balkam’

Motion Picture Group Bolsters Online Safety Efforts

Broadband's Impact, Education September 29th, 2010

WASHINGTON, September 29, 2010 – The Family Online Safety Institute has announced that the Motion Picture Association of America has become its newest member.

Experts Debate Causes, Cures for Cyber Bullying and High Risk Behaviors

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Cybersecurity, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Privacy June 29th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2010 – The best way to avoid cyber bullying is not to be a teenage girl, said an expert on Tuesday at a panel discussion hosted by the Progress and Freedom Foundation. The remarks, made by Michael McKeehan, Verizon’s executive director of internet and technology policy, were in response to a question on “high risk behaviors” that lead children to become targets of online bullies.

On Cyberbullying, Education and Enforcement Bills Compete for Congressional Action

Broadband's Impact June 12th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2009 – Hill staffers and online safety said Friday that two bills currently before Congress take very different approaches to issues of cyberbullying and online. Speaking at a panel sponsored by the Family Online Safety Institute, CEO Stephen Balkam said that the “key question” of the day was whether or not it is possible to legislate internet safety.

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