DEC 10, 2019 | US
Tech Notches Victory in USMCA Trade Deal
Axios, December 10, 2019
By Margaret Harding McGill
A Tuesday compromise to finalize the new North American trade agreement includes provisions extending the US's liability shield for online platforms to Mexico and Canada, despite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's objections.
Tech industry groups including the Internet Association and BSA | The Software Alliance praised the digital trade rules in the agreement.
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