“The Internet has now transformed from a useful platform to an essential and multidimensional infrastructure that needs to be kept open and decentralized in order to enable communication, collaboration, innovation, inclusive participation and economic growth… The Internet economy has now reached a point where it has become a new source of growth with the potential to boost the whole economy. It has the capacity to foster innovation, competitiveness and user participation, and to effectively contribute to the prosperity of the whole society.”
—OECD, The Internet Economy on the Rise: Progress since the Seoul Declaration
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