Algeria/ 4.2 Specific policy issues and recent debates  

4.2.11 New technologies and digitalisation in the arts and culture

In order to allow the cultural sector to benefit from the new technologies, the MOC advised all administrations to teach new technological skills. Dedicating special attention to the technologies of information and communication (TIC), the MOC held the 4th MEDIT Fair in 2009 in cooperation with the Ministry of Mail and Information Technologies.However, the internet is currently the focus of attention in Algeria. This sector is developing rapidly and the number of internet users has risen to 6.8 million [ARPT, 2007].

A law has been adopted by the Algerian National Popular Council pertaining to the special rules to control and combat TIC-related violations.

Chapter published: 03-05-2013