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Tech groups cite data security as key element of any WTO deal on e-commerce

October 8, 2019 |
Charlie Mitchell

The Information and Technology Industry Council and 26 other U.S. and international tech groups are calling on World Trade Organization negotiators to ensure that a global e-commerce pact includes strong data security language and a collaborative approach to cybersecurity that promotes best practices.

The 13 priorities listed in an Oct. 7 paper include several with cybersecurity implications, including strong privacy protections; prohibiting governments from requiring disclosure of source code, algorithms or encryption keys; promoting “cooperation and risk-based approaches to...

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