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Despite the current economic crisis and the urgent need to trigger private investment in the ICT sector, a number of countries continue to apply higher taxes to telecommunications than other types of goods and services. In this context, we’ve just … Continue reading

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2012 could be a crucial year for the future of the Internet and international telecommunications. A major intergovernmental conference at the end of the year—the 12th World Conference on International Telecommunications (or WCIT-12)—will revise the International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs). These … Continue reading

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Yesterday marked the final day for responses to the Ministry of Justice’s call for evidence on the European Commission’s data protection proposals which were published in January. As we’ve noted in previous posts, the draft Data Protection Regulation represents a … Continue reading

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The London Conference on Cyberspace starts on 1 November, with over 100 companies participating at the invitation of the ICC UK. This is an important event. As we’ve highlighted in previous posts, this conference isn’t just about cyberwarfare or  cybersecurity—although … Continue reading

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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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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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