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Ethics, data protection build public trust, says researcher

Building public trust in government was the topic of a recent symposium in Ottawa. The Ponemon Institute's founder, Larry Ponemon, offers some research-backed recommendations as to how to build and maintain citizen trust.

Australian government promises extra A130M for ehealth

Australian Prime Minister John Howard has approved an additional A$130 million (US$96 million) in joint funding to further push electronic health initiatives.

E.U. threatens legal action over IT regulation

The European Commission is planning to warn eight European Union (E.U.) member states to bring their regulatory regimes for electronic communications into line with common standards or face legal action in the Court of Justice, it said on Monday. It also stated that within days a group of 25 national regulators would announce coordinated action to tackle excessive roaming charges for mobile phones.

South Africa looks to manage its domain name

According to a statement released by the .za Domain Name Authority (DNA) Thursday, the .za DNA is in the process of applying to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the redelegation of responsibility for the South Africa (SA) Internet domain (.za) to the Authority.

EC urges member states to pass telecom package

The European Commission gave an upbeat assessment of the electronic communications market Thursday, but it warned seven Union member states that their failure to enact a new legal regime called the telecom package is hampering the development of high-speed broadband services.

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