NEWS - 21 Oct 2022

Transcrime has been awarded project ALLIES

Transcrime has been awarded, as partner, project ALLIES (AI-based framework for supporting micro (and small) HSPs on the report and removaL of onLIne tErroriStContent), funded by the European Commission as part of the Internal Security Fund programme.

This project will last for 2 years, and aims at supporting micro (and small) Hosting Service Providers in achieving compliance with the new requirements and obligations under the Terrorist Content Online (TCO) Regulation, through the adoption of 4 main approaches focusing on:

  1. Learning and awareness raising, by designing a taxonomy of online terrorist related behaviors;
  2. Technical development and adaptation, developing a specific set of AI-boosted user-friendly tools to enhance capabilities of recognition and removing of suspicious content;
  3. Training and education, not only on the TCO Regulation content, but also on familiarisation activities with the developed tools;
  4. Experience sharing and reporting mechanisms, creating a safe online environment in which anonymously share experiences and useful data, in addition to a risk assessment module and unified reporting form for terrorist-related content and behaviour.

Transcrime will take part in this consortium, coordinated by Law and Internet Foundation, as Leader of Work Package 2. It will focus on the development of the unified taxonomy of online terrorist related behaviours and the risk assessment module.