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OECD proposes roadmap for the future of the Internet economy

Governments give consumers a boost at high-level OECD meeting on the future of the Internet

More efforts needed to fight online identity theft, says OECD

OECD and YouTube launch “Future of the Internet” initiative

OECD Ministerial meeting on “Future of the Internet Economy”, Seoul, Korea, 17-18 June 2008

Governments and business must tackle Internet address shortage together, says OECD

OECD broadband up 18% in 2007 but new report says more could be done

Business applauds OECD Seoul Ministerial Meeting Declaration on the Future of the Internet Economy

Internet technical community forum at OECD Ministerial on the Future of the Internet economy now underway

 

In the News

Harnassing the Internet, Business First, Issue 2, pg 20-21

Addressing the growth of the net, BBC News Online, 20 August 2008

Getting the internet ready for the next generation, The New Zealand Herald, 14 July 2008

Broadband benefits get a reality check, ZD Net Australia, 9 July 2008

Telecommunications: What's the future of the Internet economy?, Islands Business, 9 July 2008

In Three Years, the Internet Hits a Brick Wall, PC Magazine, 7 July 2008

Waiting for the internet meltdown, Technology Times Online, 6 July 2008

We are facing a digital doomsday, Sify, 6 July 2008

Productive Policies Needed to Expand Internet, ICC Tells OECD, International Chamber of Commerce, 1 July 2008

OECD Talks Convergence, Creativity, Confidence - Answers Welcome!, Intellectual Properity Rights, 1 July 2008

Broadband technology breakdown, My Broadband, 29 June 2008

OECD Proposes Roadmap for the Internet Economy, Government Technology, 27 June 2008

Britain finally signs up to making government data free for re-use, The Guardian, 26 June 2008

The Future of the Internet: A Political View, Circle ID, 24 June 2008

Villains Getting Smarter: Are We, Too?, The Korea Times, 23 June 2008

On the Civil Society Seoul Declaration, Public Knowledge, 23 June 2008

OECD member states throw their weight behind IPv6, Heise Online, 23 June 2008 

Net economy long way to go: Conroy, Australian IT, 20 June 2008

Greater international collaboration can lead to safer internet: OECD, Government News, 20 June 2008

 

OECD member states throw their weight behind IPv6, Heise Online, 19 June 2008 

Leader: Who best to drive the web?, Incisive Media, 19 June 2008 

Firefox: A Headache to Microsoft?, The Korea Times, 19 June 2008

World leaders grapple with the future of the Internet, Telstra, 19 June 2008

Productive policies needed to expand Internet, ICC tells OECD, The Financial, 19 June 2008

Internet access is key to economic success, Minister Ryan, TechCentral.ie, 19 June 2008

Google executive says economic slowdown could boost internet industry, Telecom Paper, 19 June 2008

Secure the Internet, to secure the economy: OECD, iTNews, 19 June 2008

Cyber security paramount - Minister, Legalbrief, 19 June 2008

No Internet Control Brings Harm to Everyone, dongA.com, 19 June 2008

 

OECD aims to build confidence in Internet economy, Business Report, 18 June 2008 

Governments call for 'greater vigilance', BCS, 18 June 2008

Soaring oil prices could boost Internet: Google executive, AFP, 18 June 2008

Conroy Hints At International Web Security Pact, Smarthouse, 18 June 2008

OECD ministers agree to make Internet safer, more widely used, AFP, 18 June 2008 
Cybercrime risk to the internet economy, Computing, 18 June 2008

Soaring oil prices could boost Internet--Google executive, Inquirer.com, 18 June 2008 

Pres. Lee Blasts Web Abuse at OECD Meeting, DongA.com, 18 June 2008 

Companies warned on future of internet, iTWales, 18 June 2008

OECD Sees Bolstering Internet Confidence as Crucial, DongA.com, 18 June 2008 

OECD Sees Internet as Crucial for Economic Progress, Chosun.com, 18 June 2008

 

Culture of cyber security urgently needed in developing countries, Engineeringnews, 17 June 2008

Deregulation and Competition: an observation from the OECD Seoul Ministerial, Public Knowledge, 17 June 2008

Broadband Policy: Building on Success & Expanding, Scoop World, 17 June 2008

Engine of Productivity and Innovation, The Korea Times, 17 June 2008

Ministers tackle internet address crisis, The West Australian, 17 June 2008

Regional Internet Registries Appeal for IPv6 Investment at OECD Conference on “The Future of the Internet Economy”, Business Wire, 17 June 2008 

S. Korea Tops OECD in Internet Penetration, The Korea Times, 17 June 2008

Internet doomed unless everyone switches to IPv6, expert says, Computer Weekly, 17 June 2008

South Africa: Internet, Cyber Crime to Take Centre Stage at Conference, AllAfrica.com, 17 June 2008

Cyber security on SA's agenda, News24.com, 17 June 2008

No Vacancy: Make Room for New Internet Addresses, The Korea Times, 17 June 2008

Protecting Privacy, The Korea Times, 17 June 2008

Lee Calls Internet 'Double-Edged Sword', The Korea Times, 17 June 2008

SKorea's Lee highlights Internet benefits, dangers, The Economic Times, 17 June 2008

OECD IT Ministerial Meeting Kicks off in Korea, Telecoms Korea Service, 17 June 2008  

ICC gives business views on convergence at OECD summit, Finchannel.com, 17 June 2008

Most of the World Still Isolated from Internet - U.N. Chief, Telecoms Korea Service, 17 June 2008  

Korea Tops OECD in Household Internet Access, Telecoms Korea Service, 17 June 2008

Conroys Korean Trip On The Future Of Internet, Smart Office, 17 June 2008 

Viviane Reding Member of the European Commission: The Opportunities of the Global Internet Economy, Edubourse.com, 17 June 2008,

S.Korean President warns of spread of false information on Internet, Xinhua, 17 June 2008

Crisis over shrinking space on net, Australian IT, 17 June 2008

Dual Meetings Draw World Biz, Gov't Leaders to Seoul, Chosun.com, 17 June 2008


Future Economy Now, The Korea Times, 16 June 2008

Network Neutrality: No Matchmaking, The Korea Times, 16 June 2008

Mobile Convergence: Transformer of Life and Industry, The Korea Times, 16 June 2008

The Internet Technical Community Issues Memorandum on the Future of the Internet in a Global Economy, Business Wire, 16 June 2008

Experts to debate internet future, Computing, 16 June 2008 

KT CEO Sheds Light on Age of Creative Convergence, The Korea Times, 16 June 2008

Skype Alerts Local Mobile Carriers, The Korea Times, 16 June 2008

OECD Ministerial Meeting Participate Online!, EtNewsCo.kr, 16 June 2008

OECD Ministerial Meeting- Objectives, EtNewsCo.kr, 16 June 2008

 

KOREA: OECD Ministerial meeting on “Future of the Internet Economy”, Seoul, Korea, Internet Business Law Services, 15 June 2008

Users get their say about the Web, Contractor UK, 10 June 2008

Conroy pushes global cybercrime fight, Australian IT, 10 June 2008

OECD ministers to discuss IT security, OVUM, 9 June 2008

Sweden's Open Network Pioneer, BusinessWeek.com, 9 June 2008

OECD and YouTube Launch “Future of the Internet” Initiative, International, 8 June 2008

Your number’s up, The Economist, 5 June 2008

Report claims IT underestimates scope of malware, IT News, 5 June 2008

 

National economies and security interests face growing threat from malicious software, TopNews.in, 3 June 2008

OECD Wants Your YouTube Questions, Public Knowledge, 3 June 2008 

How the internet economy is under threat, Siliconrepublic.com, 3 June 2008

PC infections are a lot more prevalent than many corporates realise, SecurityPark.net, 3 June 2008 

Tier-3: OECD cybercrime infection figures disturbing but correct, TradingMarkets.com, 2 June 2008

Debunking yet another bogus malware study, ZDNet.com, 2 June 2008

Malicious software threatens internet economy, NewScientist.com, 2 June 2008

A quarter of US PCs infected with malware: OECD, The Age, 2 June 2008

The world must unite to fight malware, says OECD, iTWire, 2 June 2008 

One in four US computers infected, The Inquirer, 2 June 2008

Zombies and botnets: OECD warns of hidden armies in cyber wars, AFP, 1 June 2008

 

OECD teams with YouTube to build a better world, iTWire, 30 May 2008

Next 10 Years of Internet Economy, The Korea Times, 29 May 2008

The next global shortage… internet addresses?, Smart Company, 28 May 2008

"Broadband Efficiency Index" Examines Role That Demographic and Economic Differences Play in Broadband Adoption, The Earth Times, 28 May 2008

Internet to run out of addresses 'within 3 years', NewScientist.com, 24 May 2008

Google's Larry Page: Wireless mics can do it, why can't we?, Ars Technica, 23 May 2008

The broadband myth, Economist.com, 23 May 2008

Tele-work growth 'too slow', says OECD, EurActiv.com PLC, 21 May 2008

OECD: U.S. Largest, If Not The Fastest, Broadband Market, Gigaom, 20 May 2008 

Broadband increasing in Europe, Hollywoodreporter.com, 20 May 2008

Broadband in OECD countries, Maroc IT, 20 May 2008

Report puts Denmark on top of broadband list,   The Copenhagen Post, 19 May 2008

 

World economy group gives IPv6 big push, The Register, 16 May 2008

OECD warns on net address change, BBC News, 16 May 2008

World economy group gives IPv6 big push, The Register, 16 May 2008

Panic stations! Internet addresses running out says OECD, ITWire, 16 May 2008       

Is Enough Progress being Made on IPv6?, IT Business Edge, 16 May 2008 

OECD Warns World May Run Out of Internet Addresses by 2011, Domain News, 16 May 2008

Narrowing digital divide crucial part of achieving global anti-poverty goals, Says Secretary-General in message to Seoul meeting on internet economy, United Nations, 16 May 2008

 

Ministers, CEOs, int'l figures to discuss future of Internet in Seoul, Kora.net, 15 May 2008

OECD notes IPv4 depletion, nudges governments towards IPv6, Ars Technica, 15 May 2008

Gov'ts Must Intervene to End IP Address Shortage, PC World, 15 May 2008

Internet may run out of addresses by 2011, The Telegraph, 15 May 2008

IPv6 Needed to Handle Internet Address Shortage, Government Technology, 15 May 2008

Mobile Phones Could Be Affected by IP Address Shortage, Cellular-news, 15 May 2008

Internet address shortage ticking, iGovernment,15 May 2008

Biz Stars, Ministers Will Discuss Internet Future, The Korea Times, 8 May 2008


 

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