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FEB 19, 2020 | US

As Congress Stalls on Data Privacy, Big Tech Tangles With States

Roll Call, February 19, 2020

By Gopal Ratnam and Dean DeChiaro

Top US technology companies are shifting their focus to state capitals to shape emerging data privacy laws as progress on a federal bill has slowed.

The Software Alliance, also known as BSA, which includes Microsoft and IBM as members, in January announced a state advocacy program. Although federal legislation addressing data privacy that would apply uniformly across the country is still the preferred outcome for tech companies, “we can’t ignore that the states are moving forward,” said Craig Albright, vice president of legislative strategy at BSA. “We are not asking states to pass privacy laws, but we need to help shape it.”

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Original Posting: https://www.rollcall.com/2020/02/19/as-congress-stalls-on-data-privacy-big-tech-tangles-with-states/

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BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) es el principal defensor de la industria global del software ante los gobiernos y en el mercado internacional. Sus miembros se encuentran entre las compañías más innovadoras del mundo, creando soluciones de software que impulsan la economía y mejoran la vida moderna.

Con sede central en Washington, DC y operaciones en más de 30 países, BSA es pionera en programas de cumplimiento normativo diseñados para fomentar el uso legal de software, y apoya políticas públicas que incentivan la innovación tecnológica e impulsan el crecimiento de la economía digital.

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