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This workshop, to be held on 4-5 October 2018, will examine the state of play in expanding the use of the IoT to enhance wellness, deliver effective remote care, prevent hospital re-admissions and support functional ability. It will discuss existing policies and highlight good practices to help move beyond hype and promote the positive elements of the IoT while minimising risks.
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La OCDE ha enmendado su Recomendación sobre la Protección del Consumidor en el Comercio Electrónico. Las revisiones abordan los retos emergentes, incluidos los relacionados con el uso de datos del consumidor, calificaciones y opiniones del consumidor, el contenido digital y la competencia digital.
The OECD has formed a group of experts to provide guidance in scoping principles for artificial intelligence in society. This the latest step in the organisation’s work to help governments, business, labour and the public maximise the benefits of AI and minimise its risks.
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Online behavioural advertising, which uses personal data to target ads, is now big business and has recently overtaken television to be the dominant form of advertising worldwide in terms of expenditure. It is important that consumer authorities understand how online advertising works, what the potential benefits for consumers are, and also the likely risks.
This report reflects discussions at the OECD conference on artificial intelligence held in October 2017. There was broad agreement that the rapid development of AI calls for national and international policy frameworks that engage all stakeholders.
Key findings from the OECD report "Digital Government Review of Sweden: Enabling government as a platform through a data-driven public sector".
Mobile broadband subscriptions continue to grow in the OECD area, while data usage doubled in 2017.