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MAY 05, 2015 | EUROPEAN UNION

Digital Single Market Strategy a Positive First Step Toward Boosting the Digital Economy in Europe, BSA Says

Policymakers Must Embrace Thoughtful Digital Policies

Brussels — 6 May, 2015 —

BSA | The Software Alliance (BSA) today welcomed the European Commission’s Communication, “A Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe,” as an important contribution to the EU’s efforts to foster the digital and data-driven economy. However, BSA cautioned policymakers that an inward-looking European approach would not help deliver this ambitious programme.

“We support the goal of developing a Digital Single Market and many of the objectives outlined in this Strategy as they have the potential to promote economic growth, jobs and provide great opportunities for citizens and businesses (large and small) alike across Europe in a truly harmonized digital economy. However the EU needs to continue take into account the global environment to ensure that digital technologies continue to drive much-needed job creation and growth throughout the entire European economy,” said BSA President and CEO Victoria Espinel.

“We stand ready to work with the European Institutions and Member States to nurture the full potential of data-enabled technologies for European citizens and the EU economy at large.”

SOBRE A BSA

A BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) é a principal defensora do setor global de software perante governos e no mercado internacional. Seus membros estão entre as empresas mais inovadoras do mundo, criando soluções de software que estimulam a economia e melhoram a vida moderna.

Com sede em Washington, DC e operações em mais de 30 países, a BSA promove programas de conformidade que promovem o uso legal de software e defendem políticas públicas que promovem a inovação tecnológica e o crescimento da economia digital.

CONTATOS DE MÍDIA

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
E-mail: annah@bsa.org

Riley McBride Smith

Telephone: 202-591-1125
E-mail: Riley@allisonpr.com

For Media Inquiries

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CONTATOS DE MÍDIA

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
E-mail: annah@bsa.org

CONTATOS DE MÍDIA

Christine Lynch

CONTACTO DE PRENSA

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
E-mail: annah@bsa.org