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Legislation

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Adopt a whole economy approach to technology

Government policy should focus on technology as a priority. Legislation should be enacted that benefits all industries.

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Related policy actions: Access, Communications, Economy, Education and awareness, Infrastructure, Legislation, Markets, Open data, Public services

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Allow digital signatures

Digital signatures are recognised with legal equivalence to “wet signatures” so that people can transact digitally.

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Related policy actions: Legislation, Regulation, User experience

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Establish compatible standards for consumer legislation across borders

Create legislation that is compatible across national borders, to ensure consumer rights are consistent where consumers purchase goods and services in a country other than the place they live.

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Related policy actions: Choice and competition, Fair and clear ownership, Legislation, Open data, Redress

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Establish digital personhood

Establish the legal concept of “digital personhood” so that rights afforded to people in the physical world are made applicable on digital platforms.

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Related policy actions: Fair and clear ownership, Legislation, Personal data, Regulation

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Provide a legal framework for online dispute resolution

Create a means for a consumer to easily resolve a consumer dispute without having to resort to court action. This ensures the consumer is treated fairly in online transactions and avoids the resource intensive process of going to court.

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Related policy actions: Education and awareness, Legislation, Markets, Redress, Regulation

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