The OECD Conference on Empowering E-Consumers: Strengthening Consumer Protection in the Internet Economy will be hosted by the US Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC on 8-10 December 2009.
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This is a letter of the Chairman of the OECD Committee on Consumer Policy on the publication 'Consumer Policy Toolkit '.
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Governments, working together with consumer organisations, teachers’ and parents’ associations and other civil society groups, should do more to promote consumer education. The aim should be to help consumers develop critical thinking and raise awareness, according to new policy recommendations (“Consumer Education: Policy recommendations of the OECD’s Committee on Consumer Education”) recently endorsed by the OECD’s Committee on
This book studies the infringement of copyrighted content (such as music, films, software, broadcasting, books, etc.) where the end product does not involve the use of hard media, such as CDs and DVDs.
The widespread recession is increasingly threatening consumer wealth. The OECD Committee on Consumer Policy provides guidelines to create policy and legislation to protect and empower consumers towards the recovery.
On 1 April 2009, the OECD Committee on Consumer Policy and the International Consumer Protection Enforcement Network (ICPEN) held a joint meeting on Electronic Commerce at the OECD Headquarters in Paris.
This book defines identity theft, studies how it is perpetrated, outlines what is being done to combat it, and recommends specific ways to address it in a global manner.
This publication examines the approaches that governments use to promote consumer education in OECD and some non-OECD countries, highlighting the policies and measures that have been particularly effective.
Malware attacks are increasing both in frequency and sophistication, thus posing a serious threat to the Internet economy and to national security. This book is a first step toward addressing the threat in a comprehensive, global manner.