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The E-Commerce and Development Report 2003 - Chapter 4: Free and Open-source Software: Implications for ICT Policy and Development

Thursday, January 1, 2004


The E-Commerce and Development Report focuses on trends in information and communications technologies (ICT), such as e-commerce and e-business, and on national and international policy and strategy options for improving the development impact of these technologies in developing countries.Includes a discussion of issues of strategic importance to policy makers, including the productivity effects of ICT, key policy elements of a national e-strategy, and a policy approach to open-source and free software.

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