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OECD governments have agreed on guidelines outlining a framework for international co-operation to protect consumers against the growing problem of cross-border fraud, particularly on the Internet.
Drawing on the 1999 OECD Guidelines for Consumer Protection in the Context of Electronic Commerce, this document explains how accurate and available Whois data can contribute to building consumer trust in the online marketplace.
This publication contains survey data on academic patenting and licensing and several case studies on the policies and practices for managing intellectual property.
This booklet describes how biotechnology and genomics science can be used to fight neglected infectious diseases as well as reviewing the challenges facing Governments to overcome market failure in supply of products. It draws on discussions a...
Using recent data, this new report revisits ICT's contribution to economic performance. What measures should OECD governments take to seize the benefits of ICT? The findings and policy implications are summarised in this report.
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Wireless technology provides business executives, office workers, small businesses and residential users with expanded opportunities to connect to the Internet outside the limited area dictated by fixed networks.
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The aim of this paper is to provide comparative information on the administration of domain names across the OECD area.
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The Chinese telecommunications market has experienced double-digit growth in recent years and continues to expand rapidly as demand surges.
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Rapporteurs' report of the Conference on Biotechnology for Infectious Diseases: Addressing the Global Needs, held in Lisbon, Portugal on - 7-9 October 2002.
This paper analyses trends in Canadian venture capital markets and makes policy recommendations which have been developed through an OECD peer review process.