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These reports review the status of ICT diffusion to business in individual countries and describe current and earlier policies aimed at ICT uptake in firms in Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Korea, Norway and Switzerland.
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The main policy directions derived from the analysis are to foster appropriate business environments for e-business and ICT uptake, and target programmes to overcome market failures to the extent that they are needed in particular areas.
This report, part of the 2004 OECD IT Outlook, is the first in a series looking at the distribution of ICT skilled employment in the economy, various ways in which ICT skills needs can be satisfied, and the role of ICT-skilled employment in international services sourcing, or offshoring.
Information and communication technology (ICT) connectivity (PCs and Internet) is very widespread in businesses of all sizes.
This handbook reviews the methods employed in price indexes to adjust for quality change: “conventional” quality adjustment methods and hedonic price indexes.
The OECD has launched an Anti-Spam “Toolkit” as the first step in a broader initiative to help policy makers, regulators and industry restore trust in the Internet and e-mail.
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The commercialisation of Third Generation (3G) mobile services in the OECD has been delayed for a number of reasons. These include the delay in delivery of 3G terminal equipment, other technological problems and the financial crises affecting the telecommunications industry
Die OECD-Länder haben eine Arbeitsgruppe eingesetzt, um die Anstrengungen der Regierungen, der Wirtschaft und Zivilgesellschaft im Kampf gegen unerwünschte E-mail-Zusendungen (Spam) zu ordnen und eine umfassende und strategische Antwort auf die durch Spam hervorgerufenen Probleme zu finden.
OECD countries have set up a task force to marshal the efforts of government, business and civil society in the most comprehensive, strategic and inclusive response to date to the problems posed by unsolicited e-mail messages, or spam.
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The Domain Name System’s need to have unique identifiers, and a consequent need for there to be a single registry for each name, means that any registry can exercise a degree of monopoly power over the domain for which it has responsibility.