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MAR 17, 2021 | US

BSA Statement on PACT Act

WASHINGTON – March 17, 2021 – BSA | The Software Alliance offered the following statement on today’s introduction of the Platform Accountability and Consumer Transparency (PACT) Act.

“We appreciate Senators Schatz and Thune working together in a bipartisan way to develop the Platform Accountability and Consumer Transparency Act,” said Craig Albright, Vice President of Legislative Strategy at BSA | The Software Alliance. “Changing Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act can affect a much broader spectrum of stakeholders than those that have galvanized the current debate. We look forward to working with the sponsors, the committees of jurisdiction, and other leaders in Congress to ensure that efforts to modernize Section 230 avoid unintended consequences and account for the broader universe of technology companies that rely on the statute.”

To read BSA’s considerations for Section 230 reform, visit: https://www.bsa.org/policy-filings/us-making-sense-of-section-230


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.


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