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.”
소프트웨어 연합(BSA | The Software Alliance, 이하 BSA)(www.bsa.org)은 각국 정부를 대상으로 세계 시장에서 전 세계 소프트웨어 업계를 대변하고 옹호하는 선도적 연합체입니다. 세계의 가장 혁신적 기업들이 회원사로 참여하며 경제에 활기를 불어 넣고 현대의 생활을 향상시키는 소프트웨어 솔루션을 만들어 내고 있습니다.
워싱턴 DC에 본부를 두고, 30개국이 넘는 국가들에서 운영되는 BSA는, 합법적 소프트웨어 사용을 증진시키고 기술 혁신을 촉진하며 디지털 경제의 성장을 추진하는 공공 정책을 지지하는 준법 프로그램들을 선도합니다.