OECD Information and Communication Policy News - June 2006
This paper provides an overview of innovative activities across a wide range of OECD member and non-member countries, based on internationally comparable patent indicators.
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 summarises the discussions held at a roundtable hosted by the OECD Committee on Consumer Policy (CCP) in October 2005.
This joint OECD-Spanish government workshop on "Researcher Careers for the 21st Century" aimed to address key issues on researcher careers. A summary of the workshop is available here.
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.