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date icon December 10, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Introduction Of The END Child Exploitation Act

Washington, DC – IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the introduction of the END Child Exploitation Act by Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH), Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) and Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) with U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV):… Read more

date icon December 10, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Announcement Of A Deal To Pass USMCA

Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the announcement of a deal between the Trump Administration and House Democrats to pass the United-States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “Digital trade is one of the U.S.’s largest exports, and reaching a deal on USMCA is an important step in building America’s… Read more

date icon December 9, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Industry Comments On The California Attorney General’s CCPA Proposed Regulations

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) submitted comments to the California Attorney General’s Office (AGO) on the proposed regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The comments highlight the internet industry’s concerns with the AGO’s proposed regulations, which place confusing and unnecessary burdens on businesses without adding meaningful privacy protections for consumers.  “CCPA is… Read more

date icon December 3, 2019 category icon Press Releases

November Online Jobs Report Shows First Drop In Online Income

“Online job postings continued to rise in November, while online job searches, applications, and hirings fell again this month.” Christopher Hooton, IA Chief Economist Washington, DC – Internet Association today released the November IA Industry Indicators: Jobs (3i Jobs) report, which presents monthly insights on the U.S. job market using data from national and internet-based… Read more

date icon December 2, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On USTR’s Notice Of Determination For Its Section 301 Investigation Of France’s Digital Services Tax

Washington, DC – IA Director Trade Policy, Jordan Haas issued the following statement on USTR’s Notice of Determination for its Section 301 Investigation of France’s Digital Services Tax (DST): “Today USTR is defending the internet, which is a great American export. Discriminatory digital services taxes act as a trade barrier for innovative American companies and… Read more

date icon November 26, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act

Washington, DC – IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom issued the following statement on the Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act (COPRA): “Internet companies continue to advocate for comprehensive, federal privacy legislation that provides people with meaningful control and the ability to access, correct, delete, and download data—regardless of where they live or… Read more

date icon November 19, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Industry Releases First Ever Industry-Wide Workforce Diversity Report

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the industry’s inaugural Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Benchmark Report, providing first-of-its-kind workforce data for companies in the internet industry. The report goes beyond traditional workforce data and examines current practices among IA member companies that vary in age, size, and business model to understand the current landscape… Read more

date icon November 18, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Research Finds Short Term Rentals Bring $7 Million To Annapolis Every Year

Annapolis, MD –  New Internet Association research released today finds that short term rentals (STRs) create dozens of jobs and add millions of dollars to Annapolis’ economy each year. Internet Association, the only trade association representing leading internet companies, examined the economic and job contributions of STR platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway to the Annapolis… Read more

date icon November 5, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Online Privacy Act

Washington DC – IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom issued the following statement on the Online Privacy Act:  “The internet industry commends Congresswomen Eshoo and Lofgren for recognizing the urgent need for comprehensive federal privacy legislation and appreciates their hard work and commitment on this issue. More work remains to ensure all… Read more

date icon November 4, 2019 category icon Press Releases

October Online Jobs Report Shows Big Jump In Online Job Postings

“The explosive growth in online job postings over the past year shows how important the internet is to the modern jobs market.” Christopher Hooton, IA Chief Economist Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the October IA Industry Indicators: Jobs (3i Jobs) report, which presents monthly insights on the U.S. job market using data… Read more

date icon October 31, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Announcement Of Chairman Walden’s Retirement

Washington, DC – IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the announcement that Chairman Gregory Walden (R-OR) would be retiring: “Chairman Walden is a champion of technology policy in Congress and most importantly, a dedicated public servant. His leadership will be missed. On a personal note, I’ve known Chairman Walden for… Read more

date icon October 31, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Industry Details Extensive Barriers To Digital Trade in 2020 NTE Filing

“Our NTE filing shows other countries are developing digital trade barriers at an alarming rate that threatens the growth of the U.S. digital economy.” Jordan Haas, IA Director, Trade Policy Washington, DC – Internet Association today released its submission for the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR’s) National Trade Estimate Report (NTE) for 2020. IA’s filing… Read more

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Washington, DC – IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the introduction of the END Child Exploitation Act by Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH), Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) and Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) with U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV):… Read more

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