DEC 10, 2019 | US
BSA Commends Progress on USMCA Talks, Urges Congressional Action
WASHINGTON – December 10, 2019 – BSA | The Software Alliance welcomes the announcement of a deal between the Office of the US Trade Representative and House of Representatives to move forward on the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). BSA urges Congress to move swiftly to implement the USMCA. The USMCA’s digital trade and intellectual property rules are critical to driving economic growth, creating new jobs, and fostering innovation in America.
“Today’s announcement is welcome news to the software industry, and businesses of all sizes across the economy who rely on data to succeed and grow,” said Craig Albright, Vice President, Legislative Strategy at BSA | The Software Alliance. “The software that powers our daily lives depends on the rapid and seamless movement of data across borders. The USMCA establishes a gold standard for rules on digital trade. Congressional action on the USMCA is critical to securing American leadership in the digital economy into the future.”
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。