Digital Trade

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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Trade Policy: A Steely Resolve and Strong Headwinds

The European Commission’s Trade Policy Day on December 5th is a timely moment to reflect on the outlook for trade policy across the world. In recent times we’ve witnessed a torrent of political events that have altered the outlook on trade and created a shift towards mercantilism – and in some cases, pure protectionism – […]

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Navigating the road to data privacy: How cloud providers can help

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 […]

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Data Responsibility @ IBM

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 […]

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IBM Comments on U.S. Review of Trade Agreements

IBM today published comments submitted to the Trump Administration on ways that smart trade policy has opened critical markets to American innovations.

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IBM Comments on NAFTA Modernization

IBM's comments on the proposed modernization of NAFTA focus on protecting the movement of data that underpins the worldwide economy.

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The European Commission’s review must bring the Digital Single Market strategy back on track

As the European Commission reviews the Digital Single Market strategy, IBM's Jean-Marc Leclerc weighs in on implications for the Internet of Things.

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Privacy Shield: a Good Deal for Transatlantic Digital Trade

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.

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Viewpoint: EU Gets Serious on Push for Innovation

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 […]

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