The Clean IT project leader attended the iFreedom conference hosted by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands mr. Uri Rosenthal. The Clean IT project wants to coordinate security issues as good as possible with the free flow of information on the Internet.
The Ministry of Security and Justice from the Netherlands released a news item about Clean IT on their website.
First workshop was held in Amsterdam with fifteen participants from public and private sector. The results are now being processed.
The dates for the workshops are fixed, the first will be 24/25 October in Amsterdam. Information about the Clean IT project will be available for participants at the Internet Governance Forum (26-30 September, Kenya).
Mr. Erik Akerboom, the Dutch Coordinator for Counter Terrorism, signed the Grant Agreement for the project Clean IT. The Grant Agreement is now returned to the Commission.
The project leader presented the Clean IT project to the delegates from the Terrorist Working Group from the European Commission in Brussels.
The Commission officially granted the project partners permission to start the preparations for the project before the signing of the Grant Agreement.
The Minister of Security and Justice from the Netherlands, mr. Ivo Opstelten, announced the start of the Clean IT project at the Ministerial Cybercrime Conference in Budapest, Hungary.