SIP Benchmark II
In 2009 the European Commission has launched for the second time a tender for the SIP Benchmark. Filtersoftware and parental control tools shall be evaluated regularly with regard to effectiveness and usability over a three years time period.
Although filtering the Internet is often judged as Janus-faced, it can help to safeguard children and young people from being confronted with age inappropriate content. The study aims at assisting parents and other adults in charge of minors in the decision making process.