Internet Association Hires Director Of Diversity And Inclusion Policy And Counsel

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today announced that Sean Perryman joined the organization as Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Counsel. Perryman previously served on the Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform as counsel and IT/cybersecurity subcommittee liaison, where he developed technology policy positions in the areas of Read more »

Internet Association Lists letgo As Newest Member

Washington, DC – Internet Association today welcomed letgo – the largest and fastest growing app to buy and sell locally – as the organization’s newest member. letgo has quickly become one of America’s most popular apps by making it simple for people to sell what they don’t need and find great deals nearby on anything Read more »

Statement In Support Of Rejoining TPP

Jordan Haas released the following statement in response to reports that President Trump had instructed the NEC and USTR to look into rejoining TPP.

Statement On The House Judiciary Committee Passage Of The Music Modernization Act

IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the House Judiciary Committee’s approval of the Music Modernization Act (MMA).

Statement On Pennsylvania HB 1810

Albany, NY – John Olsen, Internet Association’s Northeast Director, released the following statement on Pennsylvania HB 1810: “Short-term rentals help Pennsylvanians earn much needed income, bring tourism spending into Keystone State communities, and generate significant tax revenue. IA urges lawmakers to reject HB 1810, which would hinder the ability of short-term rentals to create these Read more »

Internet Association Hires New Head Lobbyist In California

Sacramento, CA – Internet Association announced today that Kevin McKinley joined the organization as Director of Government Affairs for the State of California, where he will serve as IA’s chief lobbyist in Sacramento. McKinley previously served as a policy advocate with the California Chamber of Commerce where he lobbied on privacy and technology, telecommunications, economic Read more »

Statement On New York State Budget Deal

John Olsen, Internet Association’s Northeast Director, released the following statement on the announcement of a New York State Budget deal.

Internet Association Statement On Administration’s China Trade Actions

Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the following statement in response to the administration’s trade actions on China: “The internet industry has serious concerns with the impact of these tariffs – and potential retaliatory actions – on American jobs, consumers, and the digital economy. There’s no doubt Read more »

Internet Association Files Motion To Intervene In Net Neutrality Repeal Case

BECKERMAN: “The internet industry will continue to fight for net neutrality protections that help consumers, foster innovation, and promote competition for the entire online ecosystem.”   Washington, DC – Internet Association today filed a motion for leave to intervene in the federal court case against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) challenging the repeal of strong net Read more »

Statement On The Cloud Act In The Omnibus Spending Bill

Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the following statement on the inclusion of the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act in the omnibus spending bill: “The internet industry applauds Congress for including the CLOUD Act in the omnibus spending bill. It’s critical that we modernize Read more »

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Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today announced that Sean Perryman joined the organization as Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Counsel. Perryman previously served on the Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform as counsel and IT/cybersecurity subcommittee liaison, where he developed technology policy positions in the areas of Read more »

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