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Upton, Waxman to Lead House Energy & Commerce; Walden, Eshoo Take Helm of Key Subcommittee

BSA Welcomes Leadership, Looks Forward to Progress on Software Issues

Washington — January 20, 2011 —

Business Software Alliance President and CEO Robert Holleyman issued the following statement today as the House Energy and Commerce Committee met and officially organized for the 112th Congress:
“BSA looks forward to working with House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton and Ranking Member Henry Waxman to spark the economy by promoting technology innovation.”

“BSA especially welcomes Reps. Greg Walden and Anna Eshoo as the new chair and ranking member of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. Over the years, both have been strong advocates on issues impacting the software industry. We look forward to working with them in the coming year on a range of pressing issues, including online privacy and the new opportunities for growth stemming from the rapid adoption of cloud computing.”

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The Business Software Alliance ( is the world’s foremost advocate for the software industry, working in 80 countries to expand software markets and create conditions for innovation and growth. Governments and industry partners look to BSA for thoughtful approaches to key policy and legal issues, recognizing that software plays a critical role in driving economic and social progress in all nations. BSA’s member companies invest billions of dollars a year in local economies, good jobs, and next-generation solutions that will help people around the world be more productive, connected, and secure. BSA members include Adobe, Altium, Apple, Autodesk, AVEVA, AVG, Bentley Systems, CA Technologies, Cadence, CNC/Mastercam, Corel, Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation, Dell, Intel, Intuit, Kaspersky Lab, McAfee, Microsoft, Minitab, PTC, Progress Software, Quark, Quest Software, Rosetta Stone, Siemens, Sybase, Symantec, and The MathWorks.

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BSA | The Software Alliance ( is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that spark the economy and improve modern life. With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 60 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.
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