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OECD Launchpad for 'One Internet'

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One Internet, the final report and recommendations of the Global Commission on Internet Governance, was released at the OECD ministerial meeting on the digital economy in Cancún, Mexico, in June. Chaired by former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt, the report has recommendations “crucial to ensuring the internet’s promised future of greater digital freedom, security, trustworthiness and accessibility for all”.

Said Bildt: “The internet is at a crossroads. The threats to privacy and the risk that the internet will break apart are real. If we want a future where the internet continues to provide opportunities for economic growth, free expression, political equality and social justice then governments, civil society and the private sector must actively choose that future and then take the necessary steps to achieve it.”

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