Washington, D.C. – Today, the Internet Association released its 2016 Election Policy Platform, offering candidates an in-depth breakdown of the policies needed to create a regulatory environment that fosters and promotes innovation and growth across the internet ecosystem. The platform highlights the internet’s importance to the U.S. economy, including 6 percent of GDP in 2014 and nearly 3 million jobs.
Monthly Archives: July 2016
Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the EU Commission Adoption of the EU-US Privacy Shield…
Honolulu, HI – Today, former state attorney general David Louie issued a letter on behalf of the Internet Association highlighting legal concerns regarding 2015’s Act 204 and urging Governor David Ige to allow HB 1850 to become law. HB 1850 is a bill that would allow Airbnb, HomeAway, FlipKey and other interested home sharing platforms to collect and remit taxes on behalf of their user community in Hawaii.
Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association, an association of nearly 40 leading internet companies, announced today that it filed a response to the European Union’s e-Privacy Directive consultation. The Internet Association argues in its response that – for internet intermediaries – the e-Privacy Directive is duplicative of both existing and superseding EU laws, principally the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).