DEC 05, 2019 | US | JAPAN
BSA Applauds Japan’s Approval of US-Japan Digital Trade Agreement
WASHINGTON – December 5, 2019 – BSA | The Software Alliance commends yesterday’s approval of the US-Japan Digital Trade Agreement by Japan’s Diet. The digital trade deal is a welcome move to foster the free flow of data across borders and will help create new opportunities for US and Japanese workers and businesses of all sizes across the digital economy.
“The approval of the US-Japan Digital Trade Agreement highlights growing international consensus around digital trade,” said Joseph Whitlock, Director, Policy at BSA | The Software Alliance. “Around the world, innovative and open economies recognize the need for cross-border access to cutting-edge software solutions. Forward-looking trade deals that ensure data can freely flow across borders are vital to the continued success of the global digital economy. BSA applauds Japan for taking this step forward and urges other countries to implement similarly smart, modern trade agreements.”
Find more information about BSA’s digital trade agenda here.
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。