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  • 23-October-2008

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    OECD Roundtable on Consumer Product Safety- Agenda

    The aim of the 2008 OECD Roundtable on Consumer Product Safety was to examine consumer product safety trends and challenges at both domestic and international levels.

  • 16-September-2008

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    Joint Conference on Consumer Education (Paris, 24 October 2008)

    The conference identified common issues and good practices in consumer education through dialogue and the sharing of experiences among different stakeholders.

  • 20-June-2008

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    OECD Policy Guidance on Online Identity Theft

    The policy guidance calls upon countries to implement effective educational measures to prevent consumers from becoming victims on-line.

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  • 18-June-2008

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    Closing remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy

    In his speech, Mr. Gurría stated that the OECD has to work with developed and developing countries and international organizations, both to improve policies for the Internet economy and to increase international co-operation on issues such as cybercrime and security. He also stressed the need to better understand the role and contribution of the Internet and related ICTs as drivers of productivity and economic growth.

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  • 18-June-2008

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    OECD Policy Guidance for Addressing Emerging Consumer Protection and Empowerment Issues in Mobile Commerce (STI Digital Economy Paper 149)

    The policy guidance lays out the policy responses that need to be in place to ensure that consumers engaging in mobile commerce transactions are adequately informed, and are protected against security or privacy risks.

  • 18-June-2008

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    Shaping Policies for the Future of the Internet Economy

    This report has been developed to support the objectives of the OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy (Seoul, 17-18 June 2008).

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  • 30-July-2007

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    e-book: “Social and Economic Factors Shaping the Future of the Internet”, NSF/OECD Workshop proceedings, 31 January 2007

    e-book "Social and Economic Factors Shaping the Future of the Internet" - Summary of the proceedings of NSF / OECD workshop, held at the United States National Science Foundation in Washington D.C., on 31 January 2007

  • 25-July-2007

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    Report on Second Roundtable on Economics for Consumer Policy (STI Digital Economy 132)

    Report on the 2nd Roundtable on Economics for Consumer Policy, held in October 2006, to consider the economic theories of information disclosure with a focus on two major industry sectors – telecommunications and financial services.

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  • 16-July-2007

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    OECD Recommendation on Consumer Dispute Resolution and Redress

    On 12 July 2007, OECD Member countries adopted a Recommendation on Consumer Dispute Resolution and Redress to provide governments with a framework to help consumers resolve disputes and settle claims with business.

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  • 19-June-2007

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    Report on OECD member countries' approaches to consumer contracts (STI Digital Economy Paper 131)

    This report covers the four issues most often raised by consumer contracts: misrepresentation; the seller's duty to supply information to the consumer; suitability, or "know your customer" rules; and protection against unsolicited offers and pressure sales tactics.

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