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  • Open government data – more critical than ever.

    Today, in Washington, D.C., Microsoft was pleased to participate in an event hosted by  the Business Software Alliance, focused on Data Innovation Policy:  Enabling Access and Promoting Use. We were honored to have U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA) provide introductory remarks. Rep. Kilmer is a strong advocate for open data, having served as sponsor of... The post Open government data – more critical than ever. appeared first on Microsoft on the Issues.

  • Microsoft study: Teens are better than adults at finding help with online issues

    It’s World Kindness Day – and we’re calling on teens across the globe to assist adults with online issues. That’s because, according to our latest research conducted in 25 countries, teens are considerably better than adults at tracking down useful resources to help resolve digital difficulties. Both demographic groups say risk is a significant problem... The post Microsoft study: Teens are better than adults at finding help with online issues appeared first on Microsoft on the Issues.

  • Paris Call: Growing Consensus on Cyberspace

    Today, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, France’s Minister of State attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, announced remarkable progress toward securing cyberspace. The community of Paris Call signatories is growing and taking new initiative to thwart attacks that threaten our democracies, economies and public services. The number of signatories of the Paris Call for Trust... The post Paris Call: Growing Consensus on Cyberspace appeared first on Microsoft on the Issues.

  • Microsoft will honor California’s new privacy rights throughout the United States

    As digital technology becomes more and more essential in our day-to-day lives, the lack of action by the United States Congress to pass comprehensive privacy legislation continues to be a serious issue for people who are concerned about how their data is collected, used and shared. There is good news, however. In the absence of... The post Microsoft will honor California’s new privacy rights throughout the United States appeared first on Microsoft on the Issues.

  • Standing up for every Dreamer

    They came to the United States as children, brought into the country undocumented by parents with dreams of a better life. Many were so young when they arrived that they have no recollection of their place of birth. We call these young people Dreamers – students, employees and military soldiers who aspire to make the... The post Standing up for every Dreamer appeared first on Microsoft on the Issues.

  • Microsoft releases biannual digital trust reports

    These reports consist of the Law Enforcement Requests Report, U.S. National Security Orders Report and Content Removal Request Reports. The post Microsoft releases biannual digital trust reports appeared first on Microsoft on the Issues.

  • Recognizing our law firms for diversity progress and innovation

    At Microsoft, we recognize that the business we transact with our supplier base can make a material impact in fostering greater levels of diversity in their various industries. That’s why last year Microsoft spent more than $2.9 billion working with suppliers who are minority-, disabled-, veteran-, LGBTQ+, and woman-owned businesses. In 2008, we created our... The post Recognizing our law firms for diversity progress and innovation appeared first on Microsoft on the Issues.

  • New cyberattacks targeting sporting and anti-doping organizations

    Today we’re sharing that the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center has recently tracked significant cyberattacks originating from a group we call Strontium, also known as Fancy Bear/APT28, targeting anti-doping authorities and sporting organizations around the world. As the world looks forward with anticipation to the Tokyo Summer Games in 2020, we thought it important to share... The post New cyberattacks targeting sporting and anti-doping organizations appeared first on Microsoft on the Issues.

  • TechSpark Fargo: Grand Farm project will create the farm of the future

    For generations, farmers throughout North Dakota have traditionally hired seasonal farm hands to help with planting, harvesting and other jobs. Digital technologies and big data are transforming agriculture. Today, those same farmers need to hire technologists, programmers and data scientists to improve productivity to meet food demands, boost yields to increase profitability, environmentally sustain the... The post TechSpark Fargo: Grand Farm project will create the farm of the future appeared first on Microsoft on the Issues.

  • TechSpark El Paso-Juarez: Igniting digital transformation throughout the Borderplex

    On the 32nd parallel in a gap within the Franklin Mountain range sits an international intersection where two nations, cultures, languages and people meld together. Every day thousands of people legally cross back and forth between El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on their way to jobs, schools, doctor’s appointments, shopping centers and the... The post TechSpark El Paso-Juarez: Igniting digital transformation throughout the Borderplex appeared first on Microsoft on the Issues.