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  • Policies and Institutions for E-Commerce Readiness: What Can Developing Countries Learn From OECD Experience?
Author
  • Paulo Bastos Tigre
  • David O’Connor
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  • preprint
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  • E-commerce policy priorities evolve with a country’s transition through phases of “e-commerce readiness”. For most developing countries, getting the basic telecommunications infrastructure, competitive environment, and regulatory framework in place to support widespread and affordable Internet access remains the highest priority. Telecoms privatisation needs to be accompanied by expanded competition, not excessively generous exclusivity agreements. In important middle-income developing countries, governments must address a further challenge: ensuring an e-commerceconducive business environment. Some issues, like consumer protection, are familiar even if cross-jurisdictional, remote and anonymous transactions in a virtual environment complicate dispute resolution. Other issues are unique to or especially acute in a virtual environment, like protection of privacy, security of transactions, and authentication of electronic signatures. The OECD has devised a number of guidelines ... Les priorités des mesures visant à favoriser le commerce électronique évoluent en parallèle avec le passage des pays par des phases successives d’« aptitude au commerce électronique ». Pour la plupart des pays en développement, la première exigence consiste à acquérir les infrastructures de base en matière de télécommunications, à créer un environnement concurrentiel et un cadre réglementaire permettant un accès étendu et bon marché à l’Internet. La privatisation du secteur des télécommunications doit aller de pair avec un renforcement de la concurrence, et non avec l’octroi d’accords d’exclusivité excessivement généreux. Dans les pays à revenu intermédiaire, les pouvoirs publics doivent en outre faire en sorte que l’environnement des affaires soit propice au commerce électronique. Certains problèmes, comme la protection du consommateur, sont classiques, même si la résolution des différends se trouve compliquée du fait que les transactions virtuelles sont anonymes, à distance et ...
  • RePEc:oec:devaaa:189-en
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