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BSA lobbies against protectionist policies

Politico Pro, Juna 20, 2012

David Saleh Rauf

A new report from the Business Software Alliance carries a grim message for U.S.-based IT firms: Some of the world’s largest emerging economies have been busy crafting policies aimed at favoring domestic companies for lucrative IT contracts.

And the protectionist measures go well beyond traditional trade tariffs, according to the BSA study released Wednesday. They range from restrictions on procurement by government agencies to security-related regulations... Read Full Story >>

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