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By the Numbers — A Researcher's Bonanza of ICT Policy-Level Information
March/April 2011 (vol. 15 no. 2)
pp. 75-78
Stephen Ruth, George Mason University

Many valuable sources for detailed analyses of international information and communications technology policy data are available at low or no cost from various organizations, but most have a policy agenda, too.

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Index Terms:
public policy, Internet, technology
Citation:
Stephen Ruth, "By the Numbers — A Researcher's Bonanza of ICT Policy-Level Information," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 75-78, March-April 2011, doi:10.1109/MIC.2011.34
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