November 7, 2011 – A software industry association is calling on U.S. and international trade groups to endorse principles that would allow data to flow more freely across borders, which it states will greatly promote business and innovation.

The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) joined with the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) and other trade organizations in backing the promotion of modernized and standardized data flow practices. Key objectives outlined in the principles include the elimination of local data infrastructure mandates, promotion of best practices, transparency of government regulations on data transfers, agreement on security and intellectual property measures, and the end of national barriers to websites such as Facebook, WordPress and Twitter.

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