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OECD Information and Communication Policy News - June 2008 - Special Edition on the OECD Ministerial meeting on "The Future of the Internet Economy"
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The Internet has, in a short space of time, become fundamental to the global economy. More than a billion people worldwide use it, both at work and in their social lives. Over the past three decades it has grown from an experimental research network and now underpins a range of new economic activities as well as activities and infrastructures that support our economies, from financial markets and health services to energy and
This working paper is based on qualitative empirical research into the incentives of market players when dealing with malicious software (malware).
OECD Information and Communication Policy News - May 2008Including information on the OECD Ministerial on The Future of the Internet Economy, recent reports and broadband statistics
The workshop showed that ICTs can play a significant role in the near-term for mitigating the growth (even reducing) of the global energy footprint.
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.
OECD Information and Communication Policy News - April 2008Including information on the OECD Ministerial on the Future of the Internet Economy, non-governmental Stakeholder Forums, recent reports and events
Radio frequency identification (RFID) is a promising new technology with a rapidly growing range of applications, many integrating technologies such as sensors. In this report, eight major fields of application are analysed, impacts are discussed and country initiatives described.
This paper examines the policies to obtain public rights-of-way permits in a number of OECD countries and access to ducts, which may act to slow down the pace of fibre roll-out in local access market, and suggests the policy options available.
This paper provides an overview of developments in optical fibre communication technology and investment. Specifically, the paper finds that the costs of deploying these networks are significant and that the monthly prices subscribers will pay will be highly dependent on take-up rates.