Category: E-Commerce

In advance of the London Conference on Cyberspace, the McKinsey Global Institute has produced a short paper examining how the Internet acts as a driver of job creation and economic growth. Entitled The Great Transformer: The impact of the Internet … Continue reading

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Just under a week before its launch, growing attention is being paid in the mainstream media to the London Conference on Cyberspace. Inevitably many will ask why we need another conference on the Internet. Hardly a week goes by without … Continue reading

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Stephen Pattison, Chief Executive of ICC UK, recently appeared on Bloomberg TV to discuss international trade and the dangers of protectionism. Please view the video via the Washington Post website.

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Cookies are an important part of online marketing and selling. They help provide consumers with sophisticated services, such as targeted information about products likely to be of interest. But as a result of privacy concerns, the latest EU legislation requires … Continue reading

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ICC highlighted the importance of multi-stakeholder action at this year?s Internet Governance Form, which was held last month in Nairobi. New technologies and services, such as cloud computing, social media and mobile internet have raised a range of policy challenges. … Continue reading

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John Buchanan (Chairman) and Stephen Pattison (Director and CEO) feature in a new video launched by the World Trade Organization this week, entitled ?What does the WTO mean for Business?? The video premiered at this week?s WTO Public Forum?an event … Continue reading

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The UK Government will be hosting an international conference on cyberspace in London on 1-2 November. The conference is intended to bring together Governments, leading business figures, and NGOs from over 60 countries, to build the broadest possible international consensus … Continue reading

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ICC UK recently held a working session for major players in the online market place to develop solutions to the compliance challenges raised by the new EU E-Privacy Directive. As has been widely reported, the Directive requires companies to seek … Continue reading

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The Information Commissioner’s Office issued guidance earlier this year to help businesses comply with the EU’s E-Privacy Directive that came into force in May. Continue reading

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At the most recent meeting of the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a non-profit organisation responsible for coordinating the Internet addressing system, it was agreed that all companies and organisations should be entitled to apply for an … Continue reading

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