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The new World Information Society Report 2007 was launched on May 16


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World Information Society Report 2007

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The second edition of the World Information Society Report: Beyond WSIS, published by ITU and UNCTAD, looks beyond WSIS to the creation of an inclusive, people-centred and development-oriented Information Society, open to all.

The opening chapter looks at the challenges of measuring the ICT sector while chapter two examines progress in bridging the digital divide. Chapter three focuses on emerging trends in the information society worldwide and chapter four looks at national ICT strategies. Chapter five considers the threats to cybersecurity, while chapter six provides an update on WSIS implementation and presents a number of ICT success stories across the world.

The report is accompanied by a series of tables providing the latest statistics on the development of ICTs worldwide

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