- TechAmerica Supports TPA “Fast Track” Trade Legislation
- TechAmerica Applauds the Passage of AB 805 from the Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection
- IT Industry Applauds Obama’s TechHire Initiative
- TechAmerica Statement Following the Federal Communications Commission’s Reclassification of Broadband Internet as a Utility
TechAmerica supports bipartisan legislation introduced today in both the Senate and House by Senators Hatch and Wyden and Congressman Ryan. The “Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015” (TPA-2015) would renew Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which allows the administration to submit negotiated trade agreements to Congress for an up or down vote, which provides more…
Sacramento, CA,– TechAmerica, the public advocacy department of CompTIA, today issued the following statement regarding the passage of AB 805 from the Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection. The bill would provide support and training for the State’s Information Technology Procurement Workforce. “We have been working closely with the legislature to pass a bill that…
European Parliament’s International Trade Committee adopts Report on responsible sourcing of minerals
On Tuesday 14 April the European Parliament’s International Trade (INTA) Committee adopted a report amending the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation setting up an EU system for responsible sourcing of minerals. The report was approved by a vote of 22-16, with 2 abstentions. Acknowledgement of existing supply chain due diligence industry schemes Members of…
Yesterday the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed the Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015 by a vote of 29-20. We continue to support an effort to pass a federal preemption of state data breach laws to ensure that companies are subject to one notification requirement instead of a patchwork of laws –…
China’s bank regulator temporarily suspended this week new financial industry cybersecurity rules after feedback from banks, showing the practical challenges of the nation’s long-term effort to cut dependence on entrenched foreign technology.
As Google Inc. prepares to fight charges that it has violated Europe’s competition rules, lawyers in Europe are already limbering up for the next battle: big data.