Explosive growth in use of information systems for all manner of applications in all parts of life has made provision of proper security essential.
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This report analyses the evidence for convergence, examines the policy questions which arise and presents a country-by-country review of current regulation in this field.
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This report looks specifically at trade trends in OECD countries over the past ten years, analysing industrial policy initiatives and direct or indirect measures affecting telecommunications equipment trade.
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This report examines two issues at the centre of the debate concerning the restructuring of telecommunications services.
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Negotiations on trade in services are a key issue in the context of the multilateral trade negotiations of the Uruguay Round. The two studies contained in this report examine how trade in services concepts could be applied to information, compute...
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The report summarises the initial set of indicators used by the OECD to compare the development of telecommunications in Member countries. The report includes a summary of the original methodology for comparing telecommunication tariffs. Publis...
Rapid technological developments in the field of information, computers and communications are leading to significant structural changes in the economies of Member countries.
This declaration is intended to make clear the general spirit in which OECD Member countries will address policy issues connected with these transborder data flows.
In adopting these Guidelines in 1980, OECD member countries intended to "help to harmonise national privacy legislation and, while upholding such human rights, to prevent at the same time interruptions in international flows of data".