ITU establish new global online child protection body
May 15, 2012
has established a new Joint Coordination Activity on Child Online
Protection (JCA-COP) to coordinate the COP work across ITU’s sectors and
Study Groups as well as cooperate with outside stakeholders engaged in
ITU said in a statement that the ITU-T Study Group 17 is the
parent group to JCA-COP, and will leverage its well-developed network of
ICT security stakeholders to harmonize these different elements to
ensure a unified approach to the creation of global COP standards.
JCA-COP is chaired by Ashley Heineman of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), USA.
JCA-COP will seek to study and understand the composition of the COP
ecosystem and act as the first point of contact for any organization
interested in ITU-T’s work on COP, and will also actively pursue means
of collaborating with external bodies working in the field.
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