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 today wrote US Trade Representative Lighthizer urging that internet platforms not be granted broad exemption from liability in US trade agreements.
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 – […]
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.