RESEARCH TENDERS

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has appealed for information technology research teams to become involved in a project to identify common content characteristics of the most internationally popular European Union-designed websites.

Its directorate general for Information Society said that it wanted to "benchmark availability and usage of European digital content," focusing on sites receiving the most hits in the EU Member States, Norway, Iceland and the United States.

The aim, said a statement, was to "identify and characterise the ...


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