IBM Response to National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Proposed Approach to Consumer Privacy
IBM today issued the following comments in response to NTIA’s Request for Comment on Administration’s Proposed Approach to Consumer Privacy:
As part of our ongoing, all-encompassing effort to build trust in data processing and storage, IBM was, in early 2018, a founding member of the Charter of Trust for a secure digital world.
For more than a century, IBM has earned the trust of our clients by responsibly managing their most valuable data, and we have worked to earn the trust of society by ushering powerful new technologies into the world responsibly and with clear purpose.
In less than two weeks, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect in the European Union—solidifying the most expansive overhaul of privacy regulations in a generation. In addition to the risk of major data breaches, cybercrime and mismanagement of personal data, privacy is now front of mind for governments across the globe.
IBM released the following statement on the Senate’s passage of SESTA/FOSTA legislation to combat online sex trafficking:
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:
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.
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.
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.