Today the Administration released its 2017 Trade Policy Agenda, outlining priorities for the year. The President’s Agenda lays out general approaches, and BSA looks forward to working with the Administration and Congress on issues of importance to the software industry that are crucial to continued US leadership and innovation.
BSA | The Software Alliance applauds the confirmation of Wilbur Ross as Secretary of the US Commerce Department. During his confirmation hearing, Ross expressed his commitment to the continuation of the Privacy Shield and voiced his concerns with the “problems of localization of data and [its] implications.”
Today, BSA | The Software Alliance sent a letter to the Senate and House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees urging them to work together to provide for an open debate around the reauthorization of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
While in India, BSA President and CEO Victoria Espinel spoke about tech workforce needs, cybersecurity, IP protections, and data flows.
BSA weighs in on patent litigation in the courts and in Congress.
BSA voices support for Michelle Lee as Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office.
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