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  • Internet Association Recognizes Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    IA firmly believes that fostering Asian American Pacific Islander culture and ideas across our industry leads to positive community growth as well as a workforce which feels both welcomed and empowered.

  • Algorithms Are Necessary & Beneficial To Online Experiences

    Algorithms are everywhere. They make the modern internet possible– whether it’s sending email, shopping, messaging your friends, watching a  recommended TV show, or playing a generated playlist (to name a few).

  • Section 230 Makes The Best Of The Internet Possible

    Section 230 is part of the  key legal protections in the U.S. that allow people to share content and connect with each other. It also enables  companies to take action, without fear of liability, to remove illicit and illegal content or content that violates the company’s rules.


    Learn more by watching our explainer on this important law.

Policy Positions

Internet Association is committed to promoting policies that protect the internet’s future. We are continuously updating so stay with us and check back for more.

No matter where you are in the world, the internet is connecting what matters

Internet platforms are empowering us with tools to collaborate with colleagues, educators, and health care professionals, and helping us see and communicate with relatives and loved ones.

Updates

    • date icon May 7, 2021

    Statement On The Introduction Of The Digital Trade For Development Act

    Washington, DC - Today, the Digital Trade for Development Act, which updates the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program by…

    • date icon April 30, 2021

    Statement on Passage of Florida SB 7072

    Internet Association’s Senior Vice President of State Government Affairs Robert Callahan commented on the recent passage of Florida SB 7072:…

    • date icon April 29, 2021

    Statement On Section 301 Proposed Actions For DSTs

    IA appreciates USTR’s leadership in defending U.S. industry and workers. The digital industry hopes every government that has moved forward…

    • date icon April 23, 2021

    Florida Legislature Misses The Mark On Consumer Privacy Bills

    All Americans should have consistent privacy protections across all industries, regardless of where they are located throughout the U.S. While…

  • #InternetOfGood

    Every day, people use the internet to make a positive impact on their lives and within their communities. Follow along with #InternetOfGood where we’ll be highlighting stories from around the country – and the world – of people using the internet to make the world a better place.

    The Impact Of The Internet Economy

    The internet means jobs, opportunity, and growth for every community in every state. Individuals, businesses, and community organizations rely on it for their continued success. Below is a snapshot of why the internet matters to people across the United States.

    6M Direct jobs created That’s the equivalent of 4% of total employment.
    13M Indirect jobs supported That means every internet sector job supports 2 indirect jobs.
    $2.1T Added to the GDP That makes the internet sector the fourth largest U.S. industry, representing 10.1% of total output.
    $64B Invested into the economy IA members alone invested more than $40 billion.