Modern technologies facilitate a convenient, efficient and future-oriented life in households, public life, offices or production processes. A rapid dissemination of new and innovative solutions should not be taken for granted. Often customs barriers make products expensive for local businesses and private households. The solution sounds simple: tariff reductions. But that demands a committed, compromise-seeking approach by the international community. The World Trade Organization (WTO) achieved an important breakthrough at the end of 2015 with the conclusion of a new agreement on ICT.