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These guidelines apply to all participants in the new information society and suggest the need for a greater awareness and understanding of security issues, including the need to develop a "culture of security".
The OECD has played a major role in shaping and defining how privacy is protected around the globe. Its "Privacy Guidelines" have been extremely influential over the past 30 years.
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Amid concern that the openness of the Internet that has been key in stimulating innovation and economic growth is currently eroding, the OECD has adopted a set of shared principles to preserve the fundamental openness of the Internet and its free flow of information.
The Observatory of Public Sector Innovation aims to systematically collect, categorise, analyse and share innovative practices from across the public sector, via an online interactive database.
Through the sharing of country experiences, our work on public sector innovation seeks to develop a better understanding of innovative approaches and tools, and their impact on government performance and public service delivery.
This guide provides the statistical definitions, classifications and methods to measure and compare the information society across countries. It provides a standard reference for statisticians, analysts and policy-makers in the field.
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OECD member governments, business groups and technical experts in June 2011 agreed a new framework to promote a more transparent and open Internet.
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The policy guidance calls upon countries to implement effective educational measures to prevent consumers from becoming victims on-line.
This declaration was adopted at the conclusion of the June 2008 Ministerial meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy, held in Seoul. It contains recommendations on how to further the development of the “Internet economy” through multi-stakeholder co-operation.
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This Recommendation is designed as a general framework for Member countries to foster wider and more effective use of public sector information and content, and the generation of new uses from it.