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This report examines broadband developments and policies, and highlights challenges such as connecting users to fibre-based networks or coverage of rural areas. It also outlines emerging issues that may need policy attention as we move to next-generation networks. The findings are also relevant to emerging and developing economies designing broadband strategies.
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Digital content is an important factor driving growth and employment, with widespread impacts on business, governments and society.
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The policy guidance calls upon countries to implement effective educational measures to prevent consumers from becoming victims on-line.
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This Policy Guidance presents a number of principles which could be used by policy makers to reassess regulations and policies and to ensure existing frameworks do not hamper convergence, investment and choice in the marketplace.
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The disruption or destruction of critical information infrastructures (“CII”) could have serious consequences. This Recommendation is derived from best practices for CII protection identified in an OECD background report comparing policies in seven countries.
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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.
This study analyses the impact of digital content creation, distribution and use on value chains and business models of the film and video industry. It explores policy implications of these changes to identify how digital content may affect the industry participants.
Ireland's economic success story is one that many OECD countries would like to emulate. Of the many factors linked to this success, the public sector’s role is key. This report analyses what the sector has accomplished so far, how it can keep renewing itself, and how it can perpetuate its success.
Bringing together over 200 internationally comparable quality indicators to explore the progress of national innovation strategies and recent developments in science, technology and industry.
This study describes the rapid growth of user-created Web content and its increasing role in worldwide communication, and draws out implications for policy.