Regulators and policy makers should boost competition among mobile telephone operators to cut the high prices being charged for international data roaming, according to a new OECD report.
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This report, “Reducing Systemic Cybersecurity Risks”, considers what types of cyberattacks, or combination of attacks and other large scale disruptions, hold potential for causing a global shock.
The OECD convened the 2010 E-Leaders Meeting on 11-12 October in Brussels, Belgium as part of continuing efforts to help member countries plan and implement their e-government strategies.
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This is a letter of the Chairman of the OECD Committee on Consumer Policy on the publication 'Consumer Policy Toolkit '.
Finland, the Netherlands and Sweden have the lowest prices for mobile phone calls among OECD countries, according to the latest OECD Communications Outlook. The highest were found in Canada, Spain and the United States.
The OECD is to work with developed and developing countries and international organisations to improve policies for the Internet economy and increase international co-operation on issues such as cybercrime and security.
Ministers and representatives of OECD and non-member economies adopted The Seoul Declaration for the Future of the Internet Economy at the conclusion of a Ministerial meeting held in Korea (17-18 June 2008).
Governments and industry should step up their coordination to combat the global problem of spam, according to a new set of OECD recommendations.