Letter from Business Leaders to McConnell, Schumer Urging Passage of Anti-Sex Trafficking Legislation

Leaders from top U.S. companies, including IBM Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, 21st Century Fox, Oracle Corporation, Walt Disney Corporation and The Home Depot, today sent the following letter to Senate leadership urging passage of anti-sex trafficking legislation:

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With Great Technology Comes Great Responsibility

In 1996, Congress passed the first major overhaul of U.S. telecommunications law in more than 60 years. Tucked away in Title V of the Telecommunications Act was a provision that granted immunity from liability for providers of an “interactive computer service” who publish content from others.

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IBM Statement on House Action to Combat Online Sex Trafficking

IBM released the following statement on House passage of FOSTA legislation, which included Representative Mimi Walters’ amendment with key provisions of SESTA to combat online sex trafficking:

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IBM, Oracle and HPE Urge House Leadership to Pass Critical Provisions to Online Sex Trafficking Bill

IBM, Oracle and HPE urge House leadership to pass the Walters Amendment, which contains key provisions of the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA), when considering legislation today to combat online sex trafficking.

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Four skills we should teach our students for the tech jobs of the future

Today we’re seeing a transformational shift in society. Driven by innovations like AI, cloud computing, blockchain and data analytics, industries from cybersecurity to healthcare to agriculture are being revolutionized. These innovations are creating new jobs but also changing existing ones—and require new skills that our workforce must be equipped with. 

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A new Charter of Trust for cybersecurity

IBM Chairman, President & CEO Ginni Rometty today signed a new Charter of Trust for a secure digital world.

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Bias in AI: How we Build Fair AI Systems and Less-Biased Humans

Artificial intelligence (AI) offers enormous potential to transform our businesses, solve some of our toughest problems and inspire the world to a better future. But our AI systems are only as good as the data we put into them.

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A New Public-Private Partnership to Advance Cybersecurity in France

IBM today opened its new Security Operations Center (SOC) in Lille, France. The SOC offers security incident and response services to organisations that are at the heart of the French society and economy. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the security center team will monitor the latest security events, assess their potential impact […]

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Four decades. Nine jobs. One company. Meet Albert, IBM’s first-ever new collar employee.

Nearly 40 years before the first class of P-TECH students graduated high school with an associate’s degree and a pathway to a new collar career in tech (and before the term “new collar” was even coined), Albert Schneider was on his way to becoming the first new collar IBMer. Albert began working full time after […]

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