SIP-Benchmark II Benchmarking of parental control tools for the online protection of children
Results of the third test cycle are published
The results from the third benchmarking cycle were released that research and categorizes the parental control tools for the online protection of children. The Information Society and Media of the European Commission, commissioned this study and was funded under the Safer Internet Programme.
The report aims to guide the end-users (notably PARENTS) in an easy and comprehensive way through the assorted range of parental control tools currently available on the market in Europe.
In order to achieve this goal, a comparative experts’ assessment of parental control tools was carried out. In total, 30 tools have been examined in the 3rd benchmarking, within the following devices: personal computers, mobile phones and game consoles. The results of the study appear below: