JUN 25, 2020 | US
BSA Statement on House Passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020
WASHINGTON – June 25, 2020 – There is a renewed and immediate need to address systemic issues of racial inequality within the United States. BSA | The Software Alliance applauds the US House of Representatives for its critical work on HR 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020. BSA also commends Republican and Democratic Senators and Representatives for introducing valuable proposals and urges both Chambers to continue to work to pass meaningful legislation to end systemic racism in policing. BSA unequivocally condemns the racism and inequality that grips the United States and calls on Congress to work with all speed and in a bipartisan manner to make true and accountable progress on this crucial issue.
“America, along with other countries, is experiencing an historic moment and a long overdue outpouring of support for social and racial justice. We must seize this moment and act,” said Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance. “BSA is committed to fostering a society that values and actively promotes diversity and equality. One thing we must pursue with urgency is to reckon with necessary changes to the United States’ model of policing. We encourage both parties to work together to achieve concrete and meaningful change.”
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。