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The OECD Going Digital Summit held in Paris on 11-12 March 2019 brought together policy makers and other experts met to map the way forward on policy making in the digital era. Discussions covered issues such as jobs and skills, high quality broadband access, trade and competition, data and privacy, and artificial intelligence.
This report looks at the economics of zero rating - when certain types of traffic are not counted against a consumer’s download allowance by the Internet access service - and key policy issues such as its effects on competition and innovation. It also compares regulatory approaches across several countries.
This report synthesises an OECD project to develop a framework and a set of statistical indicators that can be used to assess the digital security (cybersecurity) risk management practices of businesses. It also provides recommendations for future efforts to build on this project.
OECD and partner countries formally adopted the first set of intergovernmental policy guidelines on Artificial Intelligence (AI) today, agreeing to uphold international standards that aim to ensure AI systems are designed to be robust, safe, fair and trustworthy.
How are OECD countries supporting digital innovation and ensuring that benefits spread across the economy? This paper explores strategies and initiatives currently implemented in OECD countries to support innovation in the digital age.
Without a common definition of platform workers, estimates of their numbers are not comparable across countries and over time. This paper starts to address these issues and also highlights innovative uses of data.
This report provides key cross-cutting policy messages from an OECD workshop on the digital transformation's effects on the resilience of critical infrastructures and essential services which rely increasingly on cross-border digital infrastructure.