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The business services examined in this study include software and information services, R&D and technical services, advertising and marketing, business consulting, recruitment and human resource development services.
This background paper has been prepared to provide a broad overview of the issues associated with spam as information for participants at the OECD Workshop on Spam, to be held at the European Commission on 2-3 February 2004.
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Broadband Internet access is one of the first services where there has been a convergence between communications platforms built for different purposes.
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This paper is aimed at responding to arguments that have been made about the necessity and benefits of structural separation of the telecommunications local loop.
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The OECD's policy response to the challenge of maximising the benefits of broadband Internet services for economic and social development.
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This paper focuses on the development of local loop unbundling in the OECD. It examines policies for unbundling, progress in achieving unbundling, and collocation and pricing policies for unbundling.
Drawing on the 1999 OECD Guidelines for Consumer Protection in the Context of Electronic Commerce, this document explains how accurate and available Whois data can contribute to building consumer trust in the online marketplace.
Using recent data, this new report revisits ICT's contribution to economic performance. What measures should OECD governments take to seize the benefits of ICT? The findings and policy implications are summarised in this report.
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Wireless technology provides business executives, office workers, small businesses and residential users with expanded opportunities to connect to the Internet outside the limited area dictated by fixed networks.
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The aim of this paper is to provide comparative information on the administration of domain names across the OECD area.