FEB 28, 2016 | US
BSA | The Software Alliance Welcomes Release of Groundbreaking Privacy Shield Text
WASHINGTON — February 29, 2016 — “The EU-US Privacy Shield is a critical step toward addressing key privacy issues and ensuring that data can move across borders freely,” noted Victoria A. Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance. “This agreement will help restore trust and provide the certainty that is needed to support innovation and economic growth in both Europe and the United States. BSA member companies stand ready to work with data protection authorities and all interested stakeholders to determine ways to ensure a smooth transition to this much-needed new framework in the days ahead.”
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.