WTO: Global Statement on WTO Moratorium on Customs Duties on Electronic Transmissions
May 13, 2022
The Global Data Alliance is a cross-industry coalition of companies that are committed to high standards of data responsibility and that rely on the ability to transfer data around the world to innovate and create jobs.
We engage on cross-border data policy issues in:
Administered by BSA | The Software Alliance, the Global Data Alliance supports policies that help instill trust in the digital economy while safeguarding the ability to transfer data across borders.
The Global Data Alliance engages on cross-border data policy issues in 60 countries across 6 continents.
In every sector, cross-border access to cloud-based technology and data helps sustain global commerce, create jobs, protect consumers, improve health and safety, and promote social good. Global Data Alliance primers outline these benefits on a sector-by-sector basis.
It is increasingly important that like-minded companies cooperate to strengthen and reinforce an international policy consensus that is focused on data transfers and built on a foundation of trust.
Cross-border data transfers provide benefits—enabling innovation, creating jobs, and promoting productivity, safety, and environmental responsibility—through 21st century technologies like cloud computing, blockchain, data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI).
Cross-border connectivity—the movement of data across borders—powers innovation and job growth in all sectors and for people across the world. The statistical evidence is compelling.
May 13, 2022
These companies are headquartered across the globe and are active in the advanced manufacturing, aerospace, agriculture, automotive, energy, electronics, entertainment, financial and payment services, health, retail and consumer goods, supply chain, and telecommunications sectors, among others.
May 17, 2022