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 The Children And Media Research Advancement Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the the following statement in support of the Children and Media Research Advancement (CAMRA) Act: “Internet companies care deeply about the safety and well-being of their users and welcome scientific research on this important issue funded through the CAMRA Act. Read more »

Statement Supporting The Bipartisan CyberTipline Modernization Act

IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll released the following statement in support of the CyberTipline Modernization Act.

Internet Association Signs Pledge To America’s Workers

Washington, DC – Internet Association today will sign the Pledge to America’s Workers at a White House event, and commit to providing over 100,000 opportunities for on-the-job training, continuing education, and work-based learning programs over a 5-year period. This is part of a continued industry-wide effort to develop an American workforce that is prepared for Read more »

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Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the the following statement in support of the Children and Media Research Advancement (CAMRA) Act: “Internet companies care deeply about the safety and well-being of their users and welcome scientific research on this important issue funded through the CAMRA Act. Read more »

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