Data Economy

THINKPolicy #4: Safeguarding the Future of Digital Trade

Our world is becoming smarter. We are, quite simply, awash in data. From aircraft engines that alert owners when they’re due for maintenance to wearable devices that can share fitness data directly with your doctor. Businesses, using advanced computing and software, are deriving more and more value from these data flows – in the 21st […]

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IBM Welcomes House Passage of the Judicial Redress Act

Washington, D.C. – IBM today issued the following statement on passage of H.R. 1428, the Judicial Redress Act, by the U.S. House of Representatives: “Privacy, and the right to exercise control over one’s personal information, should not be limited by lines on a map. IBM applauds the House of Representatives for bolstering that basic principle […]

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THINKPolicy #2: Protecting Privacy to Strengthen Trust

In its second THINKPolicy perspective, IBM calls on the U.S. Congress to pass a series of bills intended to strengthen privacy protections for the digital age. By Christina Peters, Chief Privacy Officer, IBM Corporation In our first THINKPolicy perspective, IBM asserted that legislation to promote more sharing of cyber threats is necessary to better protect […]

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IBM Statement on Close of Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

IBM today applauded the closure of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which includes landmark provisions intended to foster data-driven growth and innovation. Washington, D.C. – IBM today released the following statement on the close of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations: “IBM is pleased an agreement has been reached in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations. Data is the lifeblood […]

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IBM Fly-in Brings Tech Insights & Expertise to Capitol Hill

This week, more than 100 senior IBM leaders from across the country visited Washington, D.C. for the company’s seventh annual Congressional fly-in. Their goal? To share the company’s policy positions and priorities with Congress. IBM Government and Regulatory Affairs hosted its seventh annual Congressional Fly-in on Capitol Hill this week, during which more than 100 […]

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IBM Letter of Support for the Judicial Redress Act of 2015

IBM today expressed its support for a new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that proposes to extend to non-U.S. citizens the right to know how their data is being used, and to correct any errors in the end use of that data. The Honorable Jim Sensenbrenner United States House of Representatives 2449 Rayburn […]

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IBM Welcomes LEADS Act Reintroduction

IBM today welcomed reintroduction of the LEADS Act, an important measure that would expand the scope and strength of privacy protections for individuals who store data in digital form. Washington, D.C. — IBM today welcomed reintroduction of the Law Enforcement Access to Data Stored Abroad — or “LEADS” — Act with the following statement: “IBM remains […]

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