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TPP data rules still seen as model for future deals, NAFTA renegotiation

February 22, 2017 at 3:50 PM
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, which has been abandoned by President Trump, could still serve as guide for future international agreements on managing, protecting and promoting data flows, according to industry representatives and a former government official. “TPP is a terrific starting point,” said Alan Davidson, former director of digital economy issues at the Commerce Department, noting that the e-commerce provisions of the trade pact were the noncontroversial portions of the arrangement. Davidson spoke Wednesday at the U.S. Chamber of...

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