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Held at La Maison de la Chimie, Paris, 9-10 December 1997.
The objective of the Workshop was to use the OECD Guidelines, together with the OECD's Report on Background and Issues of Cryptography Policy, as the basis for deepening understanding of cryptography policy issues in the increasingly globalised information and communications network and the development of electronic commerce.
This Workshop was arranged as part of the OECD's Emerging Market Economy Forum.
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The Domain Name System (DNS) maps Internet addresses and is a necessary element enabling communication routing to function. While some may view the DNS as a narrow technical issue its implications for GII-GIS are extremely important.
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Convergence between different telecommunication and broadcasting infrastructures and services is increasingly raising challenges for regulatory frameworks and may require adjustment in view of emerging services.
Dismantling the Barriers to Global Electronic Commerce Introduction The growth and potential of electronic commerce have recently captured the attention of businesses, consumers, journalists and government officials, and the top...
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Part XIC of the Trade Practices Amendment (Telecommunications) Act 1997 introduces a new regime governing access to services in the telecommunications industry. A key component of this regime is the pricing of access which, in part, is to be admi...
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This report - linked to the technical OECD manuals for the measurement of R&D activities ("Frascati Family") - presents the essential elements of bibliometrics and its application to the analysis of research systems.