April 25, 2013 | News, Press Releases, Statements

Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee Passage of ECPA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, The Internet Association issued the following statement in support of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s passage of the Electronic Communications Privacy Amendments Act of 2013:

“The Senate Judiciary Committee’s passage of the Electronic Communications Privacy Amendments Act of 2013 is a significant step in safeguarding the privacy of users’ electronically stored content. We commend Chairman Leahy, Senator Lee, and the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee for their leadership on this issue. The Internet Association applauds the bipartisan efforts of the Senate Judiciary Committee in requiring law enforcement to possess a warrant before gaining access to online content, no matter where it is stored or for how long. This is an important issue for the Internet industry, and we remain committed to ensuring that this bill is signed into law.”

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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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