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IV SITUATION ANALYSIS
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Source: http://ibiblio.org/pub/academic/political-science/internet-related/NII-white-paper
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Source: http://www.medicif.org/Dig_library/ECdocs/reports/Bangemann.htm
IV
SITUATION ANALYSIS
Present state and perspectives of the
cultural sector: 1996 2001 2006
In the mid-90s, the European Commission launched a
remarkable programme to boost the use of information
and communication technologies (ICTs) in the emerging
Information Society.The programme promised economic
growth, a growing employment market and an overall
increase of quality in all aspects of our lives. Triggered by
Al Gore's "White Paper for Building a National
Information Infrastructure"
1
in December 1993 and the
Bangemann Report, "Europe and the Global Information
Society"
2
, in June 1994, the new technologies were
considered as one of the key drivers of future prosperity. In
1996, all possibilities to realise this potential were open.
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