BISG Policy Statements address and advise on critical industry issues. Each is drafted under the direction of BISG's Board of Directors.
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POL-001: Product Identification
Outlines BISG's stance in regard to 2005 Sunrise, the transition to the 13-digit ISBN and the use of the GTIN. Published September 18, 2003.
POL-002: Radio Frequency Identification
Outlines BISG's stance on privacy norms that are intended to include both RFID and all current practices to ensure safe and secure data transfer, such as in the use of electronic transactions. Published September 23, 2004.
POL-1201: Endorsement of EPUB 3
Outlines BISG's endorsement of EPUB 3 as the format of choice when representing, packaging, and encoding structured and semantically enhanced Web content. Published August 6, 2012 | Updated July 9, 2020