• Protecting Children
in the 21st
Online Safety and Technology Working Group
The Working Group reports to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and Congress. Within a year of convening its first meeting, the group will submit a report of its findings and make recommendations on how to increase online safety measures.
Hemanshu Nigam and Anne Collier will act as Co-Chairs of the Group.
Private sector members of the working group include:
- Ms. Parry Aftab, WiredSafety
- Ms. Elizabeth Banker, Yahoo! Inc.
- Mr. Christopher Bubb, AOL
- Ms. Anne Collier, Net Family News, Inc./ConnectSafely.org
- Mr. Bradon Cox, NetChoice Coalition
- Ms. Caroline Curtin, Microsoft
- Mr. Brian Cute, Afilias U.S.A.
- Mr. Jeremy Geigle, Arizona Family Council
- Ms. Marsali Hancock, Internet Keep Safe Coalition
- Mr. Michael Kaiser, National Cyber Security Alliance
- Mr. Christopher Kelly, Facebook
- Mr. Brian Knapp, Loopt, Inc.
- Ms. Hedda Litwin, Cyberspace Law Counsel of the National Association of Attorneys General
- Mr. Timothy Lordan, Internet Education Foundation
- Mr. Larry Magid, SafeKids.com/ConnectSafely.org
- Mr. Brian Markwalter, Consumer Electronics Association
- Mr. Michael McKeehan, Verizon Communications, Inc.
- Dr. Samuel McQuade, III, Rochester Institute of Technology
- Ms. Orit Michiel, Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.
- Mr. John Morris, Center for Democracy & Technology
- Mr. Jonathon Nevett, Domain Dimensions
- Mr. Hemanshu Nigam, News Corporation | MySpace
- Ms. Jill Nissen
- Mr. Jay Opperman, Comcast Corporation
- Mr. Kevin Rupy, United States Telecom Association
- Mr. John Shehan, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
- Mr. K. Dane Snowden, CTIA - the Wireless Association
- Mr. Adam Thierer, Progress & Freedom Foundation
- Ms. Patricia Vance, Entertainment Software Rating Board
- Mr. Ralph Yarro, The CP80 Foundation
Federal Government Participants of the Working Group Include:
- Paul Almanza , U.S. Department of Justice
- Robert Cannon, Federal Communications Commission
- Cheryl Petty Garnett, U.S. Department of Education
- Nat Wood, Federal Trade Commission