No Standard for Standards: Understanding the ICT Standards Development Ecosystem
14 Pages Posted: 23 Aug 2017
Date Written: June 24, 2016
There is no standard for standards. Technology standards are created, maintained and propagated in a bewildering variety of ways, by a diverse set of actors. This Chapter attempts to explain this ironic and complex reality, and to provide a framework for understanding different standards development models in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry.
Keywords: Standards, Technology, Intellectual Property, Business, Law
JEL Classification: K10, K22, K30, K39
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