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The Conference addressed broad areas through a format that permitted business representatives to identify problems, governments to discuss how they hope to deal with the problem and international organisations to suggest how they can help to implement the solution internationally.
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This paper provides an initial analysis of the main issues in network-based production and delivery of music and audio-visual services content, providing a more comprehensive comparative analysis of new network-based services by main content-producing information and entertainment industries.
This report aims to outline the issues associated with measuring electronic commerce, propose an initial framework and begin to compare some of the disparate data so as to form a mosaic which gives a clearer quantitative picture of the current status and future direction of electronic commerce.
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Electronic commerce is creating a new mode of delivering new types of products in a global market in which geographical boundaries and location lose their meaning.
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Internet telephony is a voice service over the Internet. It is different from the present telephony service which is transported over the circuit switched public telephone network because Internet telephony is transported using Internet protocols over packet switched networks.
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This paper aims to increase awareness of how traffic exchange occurs on the Internet and how infrastructure and financial interconnection arrangements (including peering and transit) to accomplish traffic exchange are developing.
This document presents three alternative methods for the construction of indicators of relative trade-weighted unit labour costs by industry, as well as the empirical results based on these methods for 18 OECD member countries.
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Rapid technological advances in information and communication technologies and their widespread diffusion have led some to speculate about "frictionless" economies where transaction costs are nearly zero, barriers to entry and contestability disappear and markets clear instantly.
This paper describes the methods used to classify the OECD countries' industrial sectors and manufactures by level of technology, and presents the resulting classifications.
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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.