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  • Creating an enabling environment for e-government and the protection of privacy rights in the Caribbean: A review of data protection legislation for alignment with the General Data Protection Regulation

    Bleeker, Amelia (ECLAC, 2020-11-03)
    This study examines the data protection laws of six Caribbean countries with a view to identifying gaps and weaknesses and making targeted recommendations for revision of existing legislation or adoption of new legislation in order to bring it into compliance with regional and international standards, including the GDPR. Due to its extraterritorial scope and influence, the GDPR is prompting the harmonisation of data protection legislation around the world and a number of Caribbean countries aligned with the GDPR across the subregion will not only guarantee individual privacy rights but also help to create an enabling environment for data sharing and e-governance and facilitate data and trade flows within and outside the Caribbean.
  • Connected Health: A Review Of Technologies And Strategies To Improve Patient Care With Telemedicine And Telehealth

    Kvedar, J., Coye, M. J., & Everett, W. (Health Affairs, 2020-03-17)
    With the advent of national health reform, millions more
 Americans are gaining access to a health care system that is struggling to
 provide high-quality care at reduced costs. The increasing adoption of
 electronic technologies is widely recognized as a key strategy for making
 health care more cost-effective. This article examines the concept of
 connected health as an overarching structure for telemedicine and
 telehealth, and it provides examples of its value to professionals as well
 as patients. Policy makers, academe, patient advocacy groups, and
 private-sector organizations need to create partnerships to rapidly test,
 evaluate, deploy, and pay for new care models that use telemedicine.
  • Cybercoverage for Cyber-Risks: An Overview of Insurers' Responses to the Perils of E-Commerce

    Jerry, Robert H., II; Mekel, Michele L. (University of Missouri School of Law Scholarship Repository, 2001-01-01)
    With nearly seven percent of the world's population currently online and e-commerce forecast to hit $6.8 trillion by 2004, one need not be Nostradamus to predict that the Internet means great change for all industries - including the insurance industry. Presently, however, the proverbial cart is leading the horse as the insurance industry struggles to develop strategies to quantify, cover, and contain "cyber-risks." Policyholders also face new challenges as they confront the possibility that their traditional insurance coverages are woefully inadequate either to secure their electronic and intellectual property assets or to guard against their potential e-commerce liabilities to third parties.
  • Controls from remote through Social networks

    Alessandra Ingrao (University of Bologna, 2016-03-01)
    The Author focuses on the recently reformed provisions regulating the employer’s power to control from remote the employees’ activities (art. 4 of the Workers Statute), with particular regard to controls performed by means of Social networks.Such controls are in fact extremely powerful due to the versatile and multi-purpose character of Social networks, which may also be used as a working device. A widespread case law shows indeed that employer’s controls may cost a worker his job.Therefore, after the reform, all employees will have to read carefully the employer’s Privacy policies, before accessing socials during the worktime to express opinions and/or frustrations.
  • E-Mineral Rights Market in China: Some Recommendations

    Yu, Yun (AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), 2013-05-25)
    This study investigates the E-mineral rights trade market in China. This market could improve information disclosure, transparency and efficiency of mineral rights. In China, all mineral resources belong to the country, so this Electronic trade market is both E-business and E-government. Their subjects include departments of land and resources administration, government departments, State-owned geological prospecting units, commercial geological prospecting units, social investors, and financial institutions and intermediaries. This paper introduces the mineral rights market and e-mineral rights market. Then, this paper turns to the approach used by the E-mineral rights trade market, which includes formation of the information network, construction of the database, application of the information system, and choice of key technologies. Finally, this paper recommends promoting the healthy development of the E-mineral rights trade market in China, including non-information source of information, transaction rules, transaction system, and process monitoring.

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