MAR 03, 2020 | US
EARN IT Act Looms
Politico, March 3, 2020
By Alexandra Levine
An incoming bill from Sen. Lindsey Graham on Section 230, the tech industry’s prized legal liability shield, is already taking criticism as a vehicle to attack end-to-end encryption.
Tommy Ross, senior policy director at BSA | The Software Alliance, told our friends at Morning Cyber that the bill “smells to us a little bit like an encryption bill based on the rhetoric on the same topic coming out of the Department of Justice.”
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 help businesses of all sizes in every part of the economy to modernize and grow.
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.