I agree with you, Mohamed
Let see what is is requred, and how much involvement it requires from us.
Daoudi Mohamed escribió:
> Dear All,
> What do you think about this request ?
> In my opinion, it is interesting to participate to this study.
> Safer Internet Programme - European Commission
> "Thoelen, Geert \(BE - Diegem\)" <gthoelen@...>
> Tue, 9 May 2006 14:41:18 +0200
> Dear Mr. Mohamed,
> In the context of the “Safer Internet Programme” of the European
> Commission, for which Deloitte Enterprise Risk Services Belgium has
> been appointed, we are performing a benchmarking study on Parental
> Control and Anti-spam software and services, available on the European
> home market. The purpose of this study on “Safer Internet
> Programme”-BENCHmarking of Filtering software and services”
> (SIP-BENCH) is an expert, vendor/supplier-independent, objective
> assessment of the filtering software and services currently available.
> This study is part of the “Safer Internet Programme” of the European
> Commission (see
> _http://europa.eu.int/information_society/activities/sip_) which tries
> to promote safer use of the Internet and new online technologies,
> particularly for children, and to fight against illegal content and
> content unwanted by the end-user, as part of a coherent approach by
> the European Union. The programme provides funding to deal with
> illegal and harmful content, to support the regulation and decisions
> of the European Union. It encourages self-regulation and supports a
> European network of safer internet awareness centres.
> The study is spread over three years, consisting of three recurring
> complete test phases of each one year. A total of 10 European
> countries will be involved in the testing of 30 parental control
> content filtering products and services and the results of this study
> will provide guidance for parents and teachers, improve the awareness
> of solutions and feed back recommendations towards the vendors.
> To involve the Open Source Community in this benchmarking study, we
> would like to consider the POESIA filter for testing. In case the
> POESIA community is willing to participate in this project, the
> product (including links) will be listed on the European Commission’s
> In addition, an Industry Reference Group will be set up as part of the
> study to create a link with the industry. This reference group will
> consist of software vendors, service providers, ISPs and other IT
> telecom or security companies. During yearly meetings, this reference
> group will provide advice on how to set up the tests, on interpreting
> the test results and on guidelines for citizens on how to best use the
> solutions. In addition, the reference group will inform on emerging
> technologies and threats related to Internet content filtering. We
> would like to offer the POESIA community the opportunity to provide a
> delegate for this reference group.
> I first contacted Karl Donert for requesting the participation of the
> POESIA community, but he directed me to you. Please let me know as
> soon as possible whether the POESIA community is interested and
> willing to participate in this study and if so, a hardcopy mail with
> more background information on this matter and a formal confirmation
> request will be sent to you.
> For additional questions, don't hesitate to contact me using the
> contact details stated below.
> Thanks in advance and kind regards,
> *Geert Thoelen*
> Enterprise Risk Services
> Deloitte Business Advisory SCRL
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