AUG 19, 2018 | US
BSA and Industry Leaders Urge Nomination of Under Secretary to Serve as Ombudsperson for the Privacy Shield
WASHINGTON – August 20, 2018 – BSA | The Software Alliance and other industry leaders sent a multi-industry letter to US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo urging him to put forward a qualified candidate to serve as the Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment. In addition to advocating for open markets and fair trade policies, the Under Secretary plays a critical role as Ombudsperson for the US-EU Privacy Shield Framework, which facilities trans-Atlantic data transfers and is essential to almost every US industry. Businesses must be able to data move freely around the world in order to realize the benefits of software, which contributes more than $1 trillion to the US economy and supports more than 10 million US jobs.
ACT | The App Association, the Coalition of Services Industries, the Computer & Communications Industry Association, Engine, the Information Technology Industry Council, the Interactive Advertising Bureau, the Internet Association, the National Retail Federation, the Software & Information Industry Association, the US Chamber of Commerce, and the US Council for International Business also signed the letter. We look forward to working with the Administration to ensure an appointee’s swift confirmation.
BSA |“软件联盟”(www.bsa.org) 是全球软件行业的主要倡导者，旨在代表该行业，向政府和国际市场发声。其成员包括全球最具创新力的公司，这些公司制定的软件解决方案，不但能够刺激经济，还能提升现代生活的品质。
BSA 的总部位于华盛顿特区，其营运机构遍布 30 多个国家。BSA 凭借这些机构，率先涉足合规项目，以期促进使用合法软件、倡导制定公共政策，并以此培养技术创新能力，以及推动发展数字经济。