JUN 18, 2015 | US
Five reasons why the tech industry cares about the trade debate
The Washington Post, June 12, 2015
Edward Snowden’s revelation that the U.S. government had been secretly collecting reams of consumer information made it decidedly more difficult for American tech companies to expand abroad, as countries raised concerns about privacy and security.
But tech leaders are hoping that Congress will soon make that path easier if the House on Friday passes fast-track trade legislation, which would help the Obama administration complete pending international trade deals. Tech companies such as AT&T, IBM, Microsoft and eBay have mobilized behind a so-called trade promotion authority (TPA) bill and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade deal under consideration between the United States and 11 other countries, as both would specifically address intellectual property, data storage and Internet commerce concerns.Read More >>
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。