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date icon February 21, 2020 category icon Press Releases

February Online Jobs Report Shows Steep Drop In Online Jobs Postings

“Jobs postings, job searches, and job applications all dropped this month following the conclusion of the holiday season, with jobs postings seeing its biggest drop since IA began collecting data.” Christopher Hooton, IA Chief Economist Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the February IA Industry Indicators: Jobs (3i Jobs) report, which presents monthly… Read more

date icon January 31, 2020 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Announces Leadership Changes, Michael Beckerman To Move In-House

Washington, DC — Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman announced today his intention to depart from the organization on February 29 to lead policy and government relations internally at an internet company. Beckerman has served as IA’s President & CEO since its founding in 2012. IA, the unified voice of the internet economy, is… Read more

date icon January 30, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On USTR’s Review Of South Africa’s GSP Status

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement on USTR’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) country practice review of South Africa, and specifically the question of whether South Africa is meeting the GSP eligibility criterion requiring adequate and effective protection of intellectual property rights: “Fair use protections are a time-tested… Read more

date icon January 29, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Signing Of USMCA

Washington, DC – IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the signing of the United-States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by President Donald J. Trump: “The internet industry commends President Trump, Ambassador Lighthizer, and the administration for signing this historic bipartisan deal, which benefits every business and consumer that uses the internet. Digital trade… Read more

date icon January 28, 2020 category icon

January Online Jobs Report Shows Another Decrease in Full-Time Jobs Postings

“Despite a sizable drop in online full-time jobs postings last month, we still saw a massive 240 percent increase over the last 12 months.” IA Chief Economist Dr. Christopher Hooton Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the January IA Industry Indicators: Jobs (3i Jobs) report, which presents monthly insights on the U.S. job… Read more

date icon January 24, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The DHS Counterfeit Goods Report

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement in response to the Department Of Homeland Security (DHS) report on counterfeit and pirated goods: “The internet industry works to ensure consumers are protected from counterfeit goods and partners with brands to protect their intellectual property. IA members have clear anti-counterfeiting policies,… Read more

date icon January 16, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Passage Of USMCA In The Senate

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement on the passage of the United-States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) in the Senate: “The internet industry commends the Senate for passing this historic agreement with overwhelming bipartisan support. USMCA will benefit consumers and businesses of all sizes that depend on revenue from exports to… Read more

date icon January 15, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Signing Of The U.S.-China Phase One Trade Agreement

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signing of the U.S.-China Phase One Trade Agreement as part of the 301 investigation of China: “IA welcomes today’s signing of the U.S.-China Phase One Trade Agreement. This deal will… Read more

date icon December 19, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Passage Of USMCA In The House Of Representatives

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement on the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in the House of Representatives: “Digital trade benefits small businesses and consumers in every district across the country, and we commend the House for passing this historic agreement with strong bipartisan support. USMCA… Read more

date icon December 19, 2019 category icon Press Releases

December Online Jobs Report Shows Tripling Of Full-Time Jobs Postings Online Since Last Year

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the December IA Industry Indicators: Jobs (3i Jobs) report, which presents monthly insights on the U.S. job market using data from national and internet-based resources. The report tracks trends in the traditional and freelance job markets and presents unique information on hiring, openings, and online income by… Read more

date icon December 17, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New IA Research Finds Consumer Preferences Switched From Cable And Satellite To Online Streaming Last Year

“One in ten Americans now exclusively enjoy content through online streaming, and a clear majority of consumers now use online streaming for at least some of their viewing.” Dr. Christopher Hooton, Chief Economist Washington, DC — Internet Association today released the Q4 2019 IA Industry Indicators Report (3I Report), which provides quarterly indicators for the… Read more

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

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“Jobs postings, job searches, and job applications all dropped this month following the conclusion of the holiday season, with jobs postings seeing its biggest drop since IA began collecting data.” Christopher Hooton, IA Chief Economist Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the February IA Industry Indicators: Jobs (3i Jobs) report, which presents monthly… Read more

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