BSA Testimony for Senate ECPA Reform Hearing
September 16, 2015
BSA’s President and CEO Victoria Espinel testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) reform.
Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance, delivers her opening remarks to the Senate Judiciary Committee during the Sept. 16, 2015 hearing on “Reforming the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.”
Global Competitiveness and Trust
Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance, answers questions from Senator Orrin Hatch during the Sept. 16, 2015 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Reforming the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.” Her answers address how US policy affects global competitiveness and customer trust, and the need to create a clear framework to deal with international cross border requests.
Working with Law Enforcement
Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance, answers questions from Senator Chris Coons during the Sept. 16, 2015 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Reforming the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.” Her answer highlights how BSA members strive to be good partners to law enforcement, often without the need to obtain a warrant or to go through the MLAT process.
- Press Release: BSA | The Software Alliance Calls for ECPA Reform in September 16th Senate Testimony, September 26, 2015.
- Blog: The Web Is Worldwide — Shouldn’t Privacy Protections Be Global as Well?
- Testimony: BSA Testimony Before Senate Judiciary Committee on ECPA Reform, September 16, 2016. Written Remarks (PDF) | Video
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