OECD Information and Communication Policy News - June 2006
In the area of ICT measurement, the OECD works with many non-OECD countries including China, India, Russia and Brazil, as well as the global Partnership for Measuring ICT for Development and other networks, notably in Asia and Latin America.
This report analyses the disclosure issues raised by technically‑imposed restrictions on the use of digital content.
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This report was prepared as an input by the OECD to the United Nations Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG).
Governments and industry should step up their coordination to combat the global problem of spam, according to a new set of OECD recommendations.
The OECD has launched an Anti-Spam Toolkit to help governments and industry work together to combat spam. The Anti-Spam Toolkit, its annexes and background papers are available at www.oecd-antispam.org.
In many OECD countries, a primary longer term issue is how to provide universal service in the new competitive environment where voice is ubiquitous and cheap, voice revenues low and where voice has become just one of many applications provided on networks.
This recommendation urges enforcement authorities throughout the OECD to share information and work together to tackle what has become a global problem.
Public Sector Information (PSI) is the raw material for applications across a wide range of industries. This study gives an overview of the main areas of PSI and their commercial applications, and addresses issues related to improving access to public sector content.
The paper provides an overview of recent developments in Internet domain name markets, and more specifically, in the market for secondary domain names that is largely driven by Internet advertising on search engines.