April 25, 2018 | News, Statements

Statement Calling On The House To Pass The Music Modernization Act

Washington, DC — Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement ahead of the House of Representatives vote on the Music Modernization Act (MMA):

“The internet industry urges the passage of the Music Modernization Act in the House of Representatives. The laws governing mechanical licensing were written before the first public radio broadcast, and this legislation delivers a much-needed update to the way online streaming platforms acquire them. That’s why the entire music community – artists, record labels, and streaming platforms – support the MMA. It means more choices and better products for consumers .”

IA also sent a letter to House leadership calling for the passage of the MMA, which can be read here.

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Statement On Continued NAFTA Negotiations

IA Director of Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on news from USTR that negotiators are not close to a deal on NAFTA.

Statement On Net Neutrality Senate CRA Passage

Washington, DC — Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the passage of the CRA to restore net neutrality rules for consumers: “The internet industry commends the Senate for its work to reinstate net neutrality rules through the CRA and urges the House of Representatives to work to protect people’s Read more »

Statement On President Trump’s Executive Order To Enhance The Effectiveness Of Agency Chief Information Officers

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Cloud Policy Brian Larkin released the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Enhance the Effectiveness of Agency Chief Information Officers: “The internet industry applauds President Trump for issuing the Executive Order to Enhance the Effectiveness of Agency Chief Information, which addresses challenges that have long stymied Read more »

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IA Director of Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on news from USTR that negotiators are not close to a deal on NAFTA.

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