Building trust in the information economy

Building trust in the information economy

The deployment and use of information and communications technologies (ICTs), especially mobile telephony and cloud computing, is transforming the business environments of developing countries. ICTs offer new development opportunities and enable small and medium-sized enterprises to participate more actively in international trade. To benefit from such opportunities, governments need to put in place modern legal systems that address the issues raised by the electronic nature of these technologies. These regulatory environments should ensure trust in online transactions, ease the conduct of domestic and international trade online, and offer legal protection for users and providers of ecommerce and e-government services.
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Document type: Research Study

Publication date: 13-01-2016

Number of pages: 6

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