Online safety advocates are urging President-elect Barack Obama to put more resources toward protecting children from crime, harassment, and predators on the web, reports the Washington Post. In a report to be released Dec. 11, the Family Online Safety Institute, a Washington, D.C., nonprofit organization, is urging the new administration to appoint a national safety officer to serve under the chief technology officer, a position Obama has promised to create. The group is also asking for $100 million a year to fund education and research, an annual White House summit on safety issues, as well as the creation of a...

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