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USMCA incorporates new digital trade chapter, cybersecurity provisions

October 11, 2018 at 6:54 PM
The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement includes a chapter dedicated to digital trade issues, with new language bolstering internet service provider protections, open government data and cooperation on cybersecurity issues. In the new deal, released on Sept. 30, digital trade provisions are included in a separate chapter, marking a departure from the e-commerce chapter included in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The USMCA digital trade chapter includes first-ever protections for internet service providers, crafted to allow them to avoid liability for the actions of their...

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