January 13, 2015 | News, Statements

Statement on President Obama’s Privacy and Data Security Proposals

Washington, D.C. – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issues the following statement on President Obama’s data privacy and security proposals announced today at the Federal Trade Commission:

“Maintaining the privacy and security of users is a key principle that all members of the Internet Association take seriously. User trust and comfort with our products is fundamental to the success of the Internet. The details of President Obama’s proposals matter, and we look forward to learning more in the coming weeks. We appreciate that President Obama acknowledged the Internet industry’s leadership in innovation, in privacy and security, and the Internet’s role in economic growth.”

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Statement On Senate Passage Of The Music Modernization Act

IA Director, Federal Government Affairs & Counsel Mike Lemon issued the following statement on the passage of the Music Modernization Act in the Senate.

Internet Association Proposes Privacy Principles For A Modern National Regulatory Framework

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released six principles and policy considerations to modernize national privacy legislation. The internet industry supports an American approach to federal privacy legislation that is consistent nationwide, proportional, flexible, and encourages companies to act as good stewards of the personal information provided to them by individuals. “Internet Association members Read more »

Statement On U.S.-Mexico Announced Preliminary Agreement

Washington, DC — Internet Association Director of Trade and International Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement in response to the announced U.S.-Mexico two-way trade understanding: “The internet industry is optimistic about the potential of a new NAFTA that will, for the first time, recognize the internet as an important U.S. export that contributes to Read more »

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IA Director, Federal Government Affairs & Counsel Mike Lemon issued the following statement on the passage of the Music Modernization Act in the Senate.

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