Report on Cross-Border Data Flow Impediments Released
DATA PROTECTION—NORTH AMERICAApril 16, 2010
The North American Trilateral Committee on Transborder Data Flows has released a report detailing the leading impediments to cross-border information sharing. "I am encouraged by the collaborative work that has been done to identify these impediments to free flow of information and international trade," said Under Secretary for International Trade Francisco Sanchez. "I am confident that we can work together with the North American business community to overcome these barriers." The Trilateral Committee, established in 2008, comprises representatives from the governments of Mexico, Canada and the United States.