As increasing numbers of children worldwide enjoy the benefits of the Internet, they also face a spectrum of risks to which they are more vulnerable than adults. This report examines these risks as well as the policy responses of governments to improve the protection of children online.
This paper recalls the influence of the OECD privacy guidelines and looks at the current privacy landscape, with a focus on economic activities. It identifies current challenges for protecting privacy and highlights a number of initiatives.
This paper analyses and compares national strategies for digital identity management in OECD countries. These strategies aim to drive innovation for e-government and for the broader Internet economy while remaining consistent with current national identity practices.
Bundling can provide both benefits and drawbacks to broadband customers. In other cases bundles can lead to situations where customers are worse off.
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This paper gives an account of the main approaches, debates and evidence in the literature on the role of workforce skills in the innovation process in developed economies. It also describes and quantifies the diversity of skills and occupations involved in specific types of innovation activities.
Botnets are critical security threats. Based on the analysis of 109 billion spam messages, this report considers whether ISPs can be critical control points for botnet mitigation, how the number of infected machines varies across ISPs and why.
This report provides an overview of the recent performance and growth of the Indian ICT sector and related policies, focussing both on the software and hardware segments, and discusses the short- and longer-term outlook.
The aim of this paper is to appraise the case for, and developments in, the use of sub-national geographically segmented regulation for fixed telecommunications networks.
Internet intermediaries give access to, host, transmit and index content originated by third parties or provide Internet-based services to third parties.
This report proposes solutions to high international mobile roaming service charges and assesses their viability and possible side effects.