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This document was prepared as an input for the discussions in the G20 Digital Economy Task Force in 2020, under the auspices of the G20 Saudi Arabia Presidency. It proposes a common agreed definition of the digital economy and proposes a clear step forward for digital economy measurement.
As a key channel for this disinformation, online platforms play an important role in limiting its circulation – but they can’t do it on their own. Internet companies, governments, public health organisations and other stakeholders must work together to combat this “infodemic”. This policy brief describes four key actions they can take.
Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, demand for broadband communication services has soared, with some operators experiencing as much as a 60% increase in Internet traffic. This brief looks at how broadband networks can meet unprecedented demand.
Disclosures of personal information can allow the public to better identify potential COVID-19 infections and track the spread over time. However, current digital solutions for monitoring and containment have varying implications for privacy and data protection.
AI technologies and tools play a key role in every aspect of the COVID-19 crisis response. To realise the full promise of AI to combat COVID-19, policy makers must ensure that AI systems are trustworthy and aligned with the OECD AI Principles.