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October 5, 2015
“Europe grants at least 10 years of data protection, so this new agreement puts America behind the eight ball when it comes to competing with European nations,” said Stephen Ezell in the Business Journals.
October 5, 2015
“The digital economy is global, and information must be able to flow freely across borders for that economy to flourish,” said Stephen Ezell in The Hill. “By committing parties to protecting free cross-border data flows and prohibiting countries from requiring that their citizens’ data be stored on local servers, the TPP agreement ensures information technology will remain the principal driver of modern economic growth.”
October 5, 2015
ITIF gave the overall deal mixed reviews but lauded “the new protections against trade secret theft,” writes The Hill. The measures will “help ensure that future generations of technological innovation continue to drive a robust global economy,” said Stephen Ezell. “Such intellectual property protections are essential for global trade to thrive, for without them, there would be little incentive to take on the risk and expense of innovation.”
October 5, 2015
ITIF supports passage of the Judicial Redress Act as a step to ease disagreements about data sharing between nations, writes U.S. News & World Report.
October 2, 2015
"Instead of nullifying the Safe Harbor, policymakers in the United States and EU should work together to make a number of much-needed privacy reforms,” said Daniel Castro in Broadcasting & Cable.

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