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  • MANDOLA (Monitoring and Detecting Online Hate Speech) More information
    • Project URL:
      http://mandola-project.eu/
    • Period and funding:
      Oct. 2015 - Sept. 2017, co-funded by the European Union.
    • Objective:
      The MANDOLA project wants to make a bold step towards improving our understanding of the prevalence and spread of on-line hate speech and towards empowering ordinary citizens to report hate speech. More specific objectives of this project are the following:
      • To monitor the spread and penetration of on-line hate-related speech in Europe and in Member States using big-data approaches, while investigating the possibility to distinguish, amongst monitored contents, between potentially illegal hate-related speeches and potentially non illegal hate-related speeches.
      • To provide policy makers with actionable information that can be used to promote policies that mitigate the spread of on-line hate speech.
      • To provide ordinary citizens with useful tools that can help them deal with on-line hate speech or bystanders or even as victims.
      • To transfer best practices among Member States.
      • To set up a reporting infrastructure that will connect concerned citizens with police forces and which will enable the reporting of illegal hate-related speech.
    • Inthemis's role:
      Lead of the work stream and tasks relating to legal and ethical issues (definition of illegal hate speech, comparative analysis of the legislations of ten EU countries, analysis of the applicable legal and ethical framework, legal and ethical compliance of research with privacy and data protection requirements, privacy impact assessment of the system to be delivered at the end of the research).
    • Studies performed:
      • Estelle De Marco et al., Deliverable D2.1 - Intermediate report: Definition of illegal hatred and implications, MANDOLA EU project, July 2016, GA n° JUST/2014/RRAC/AG/HATE/6652, available at http://mandola-project.eu/publications/.
      • Estelle De Marco et al., Deliverable D2.1b - Final report: Definition of illegal hatred and implications, MANDOLA EU project, Sept. 2017, GA n° JUST/2014/RRAC/AG/HATE/6652, available at http://mandola-project.eu/publications/.
      • Estelle De Marco et al., Deliverable D2.2 - Identification and analysis of the legal and ethical framework, July 2017, MANDOLA EU project, GA n° JUST/2014/RRAC/AG/HATE/6652, available at http://mandola-project.eu/publications/.
      • Estelle De Marco et al., Deliverable D2.3 - Legal and ethical compliance of the MANDOLA research, Sept. 2017, MANDOLA EU project, GA n° JUST/2014/RRAC/AG/HATE/6652, available at http://mandola-project.eu/publications/.
      • Estelle De Marco, Deliverable D2.4a - Privact Impact Assessment of the MANDOLA outcomes, July 2017, MANDOLA EU project, GA n° JUST/2014/RRAC/AG/HATE/6652, available at http://mandola-project.eu/publications/.
      • Estelle De Marco et al., Deliverable D2.4b - Privact Impact Assessment of the MANDOLA outcomes, Sept. 2017, MANDOLA EU project, GA n° JUST/2014/RRAC/AG/HATE/6652, available at http://mandola-project.eu/publications/.
  • ePOOLICE (Early Pursuit against Organized crime using envirOnmental scanning, the Law and IntelligenCE systems) More information
    • Project URL:
      https://www.epoolice.eu/
    • Period and funding:
      Jan. 2013 - Dec. 2015, co-funded by the European Union.
    • Objective:
      The ePOOLICE project aimed to develop a prototype of an environmental scanning system dedicated to contribute to combat organised crime through strategic early warnings.
    • Inthemis's role:
      Lead of the legal and ethical research (study of the legal and ethical framework for respecting privacy, analysis of privacy by design requirements, privacy impact assessment of the prototype.
    • Studies performed:
      • Estelle De Marco, Privacy impact assessment of the ePOOLICE prototype (Section 4), Final methodology applied for the performance of the PIA of the ePOOLICE system (Annex 1) and Legal assessment of the ePOOLICE research in the light of personal data protection principles (Annex 2), in Estelle De Marco, Nasredine Semmar et al., Deliverable D3.4 - Final report - version 1.4 of 28 December 2015 (Doc. ID EPO-1512-WP03-004-V1.4-DV-RE), ePOOLICE EU project, number FP7-SEC-2012-312651, available at https://www.epoolice.eu/EPOOLICE/servlet/document.listPublic.
      • Estelle De Marco, Anne Gerdes et al., "Privacy by design overview", in Nasredine Semmar et al., Platform architecture and specification, Deliverable D3.1, 29 December 2014 (version 3.0).
      • Estelle De Marco et al., Deliverable D3.3 - Legal Recommendations, ePOOLICE EU project, 29 August 2014 (version 1.2) and 10 December 2014 (version 1.3), 150 p., accessible à l'adresse https://www.epoolice.eu/EPOOLICE/servlet/document.listPublic.
  • GLACY (Global Action on Cybercrime) More information
    • Project URL:
      http://www.coe.int/en/web/cybercrime/glacy
    • Period and funding:
      Nov. 2013 - Oct. 2016, funded by the Council of Europe and the European Union.
    • Objective:
      The GLACY project is conceived as a resource to support, in a pragmatic manner, States that are prepared to implement the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. The specific objective of the project is to enable criminal justice authorities to engage in international cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence on the basis of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime.
    • Inthemis's role (Estelle De Marco):
      As a Council of Europe expert, analysis of draft laws in the light of the requirements of the Budapest Convention; assistance of some French speaking countries in developing their training strategy for judges and prosecutors (Bucharest, 2-3 June 2014); and establishment of the methodology and framework for the Train of Trainers sessions with other experts (preparatory meeting Montpellier, 8-10 September 2014).
    • Studies performed:
  • ISEC Programmes More information
    • Project URL:
      https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/financing/fundings/security-and-safeguarding-liberties/prevention-of-and-fight-against-crime_en
    • Period and funding:
      ISEC Programmes 2009 and 2010 (2010-2012), co-funded by the European Union.
    • Objective:
      These programmes (action "Cybercrime Investigation - Developing and disseminating an accredited international training program for the future") aimed to develop and deliver training courses related to new or upcoming technologies to law enforcement.
    • Inthemis's role (Estelle De Marco):
      Participation in the development of training dedicated to law enforcement, development and delivery of a legal course to several European law enforcement agents (2010).
    • Outcomes:
      Pilot lesson on Legal aspects of databases and data mining dedicated to law enforcement.
  • Other publications More information



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