JAN 27, 2016 | US
BSA President and CEO Victoria Espinel Shares Thoughts on Safe Harbor With Politico
Politico, January 25, 2016
By Kate Tummarello and Alex Byers with help from Nancy Scola and Tony Romm
The strategy taken by Safe Harbor advocates in recent weeks has been to increase the political temperature in the hope of speeding up the drafting process. Both Secretary Pritzker and VP Ansip were swarmed by tech companies in Davos, say those on the ground. What's critical now, says Victoria Espinel, CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance, is making sure, "the negotiators are seizing that progress and close the deal."
Original Posting: http://www.politico.com/tipsheets/morning-tech/2016/01/morning-tech-safe-harbor-countdown-continues-as-pritzker-says-its-pens-down-time-tech-civil-liberties-groups-call-for-cybersecurity-act-repeal-swire-splits-with-privacy-groups-on-fcc-letter-212333
BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) 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 30 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.