Enhancing Child Safety and Online Technologies
Final Report of the Internet Safety Technical Task Force to the Multi-State Working Group on Social Networking of State Attorneys General of the United States.
- Executive Summary (51KB PDF)
- Full Report, including Executive Summary and Appendices (2.7MB PDF)
- Appendix A: Joint Statement on Key Principles of Social Networking Safety (400KB PDF)
- Appendix B: Task Force Project Plan (50KB PDF)
- Appendix C: Literature Review from the Research Advisory Board (266KB PDF)
- Appendix D: Report of the Technology Advisory Board and Exhibits (419KB PDF)
- Appendix E: Submissions from Social Network Sites (1MB PDF)
- Appendix F: Statements from Members of the Task Force (600KB PDF)
The Internet Safety Technical Task Force was created in February 2008 in accordance with the Joint Statement on Key Principles of Social Networking Safety announced in January 2008 by the Attorneys General Multi-State Working Group on Social Networking and MySpace. The scope of the Task Force’s inquiry was to consider those technologies that industry and end users – including parents – can use to help keep minors safer on the Internet.
Financial support for the operations of the Task Force provided by: NewsCorp/MySpace, Microsoft, AOL, MTV Networks/Viacom, AT&T, Symantec, Turner Broadcasting, Loopt, Linden Lab.