In this new data-driven era, the understandable call for more effective data protection has led to an increase in government legislation worldwide. Here in the European Union, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is drawing close to its implementation date, also accompanied by proposed legislation on ePrivacy, data ownership and free flow of data to […]
Data is the phenomenon of our time. It is the world’s new natural resource, growing exponentially not only in quantity but more importantly in form. Every action and interaction, every decision and relationship, every event occurring in any of the world’s complex systems, natural and human-made, is now being expressed as data. Read the introduction […]
IBM today published comments submitted to the Trump Administration on ways that smart trade policy has opened critical markets to American innovations.
IBM's comments on the proposed modernization of NAFTA focus on protecting the movement of data that underpins the worldwide economy.
As the European Commission reviews the Digital Single Market strategy, IBM's Jean-Marc Leclerc weighs in on implications for the Internet of Things.
As U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross and E.U. Vice President Ansip meet this week, IBM is emphasizing the important role of Privacy Shield in digital trade.
Three recent developments demonstrate that the EU has become very serious about driving innovation – and about not letting bureaucracy get in the way On Monday this week, 14 European member state governments sent a letter to the European Commission and the Dutch government, current Presidency holders of the EU. The letter urged both bodies […]
THINKPolicy #9: A Conversation with Deputy United States Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Holleyman
(Editor’s Note: Ambassador Robert Holleyman (ARH), Deputy United States Trade Representative, yesterday spoke to more than 100 IBMers participating in the company’s annual Congressional Fly-in. His remarks focused on the economic importance of the Trans Pacific Partnership, including its landmark digital and e-commerce provisions. Holleyman then sat down with Christopher A. Padilla, IBM’s Vice President […]
With massive data breaches galvanizing media and public attention, individuals and governments are scrambling to ensure the privacy and security of online information. The European Commission, Council and Parliament are now in the final round of negotiations on a new regulation, which aims to harmonize and modernize Europe’s current data protection regime. IBM supports this […]