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The word 'internet' isn't in the original NAFTA. That's hard to believe in 2020, but is helpful to understand why…

At Bloomberg’s “Sooner Than You Think” conference in New York City, Internet Association (IA) President and CEO Michael Beckerman participated…

November 7, 2019

Connected: Murfreesboro, NC

In Murfreesboro, North Carolina, access to high-speed internet has revolutionized local business operations and communications for its nearly 3,000 residents.…

Internet access is increasingly essential for the growth and success of rural communities across the country. We recently visited Murfreesboro,…

Every business in Arizona is an internet business. Whether it’s a bioscience startup in Tempe or a brewery in Flagstaff,…

The modern data economy is too big to regulate at the state level. The federal government has yet to act,…

October 1, 2019

Connected: LaGrange, GA

The business scene in Georgia’s Third District continues to thrive thanks to increased access to the internet. For this rural…

From agriculture to manufacturing, Texas’ economic success depends on trade with international partners. Mexico and Canada are the state’s largest…

FORTUNE Magazine’s annual Brainstorm Tech conference gathers the world's top technology and media leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, and visionaries to explore…

September 3, 2019

Connected: Taunton, MA

The internet is a valuable resource for local businesses that are just getting started or looking to reinvent themselves. In…

There’s increased recognition around the country — and in Mississippi specifically — that we need strong privacy rules to protect…

August 15, 2019

Connected: Holladay, Utah

The town of Holladay, Utah has “evolved and grown from a place where pioneers would come for respite to a…

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Washington, DC – IA Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs and Counsel Mike Lemon released the following statement on the passage of the EARN IT Act in The Senate Judiciary Committee: “The internet industry shares the Senate Judiciary Committee’s goal of ending child exploitation online and appreciates their continued efforts to improve the EARN IT Act…. Read more

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