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date icon May 28, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association’s Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act:  “The internet industry appreciates the House passing the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, ensuring that the millions of Americans participating in the online economy are supported during the unprecedented economic downturn brought… Read more

date icon May 28, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On Today’s Executive Order Concerning Social Media And CDA 230

Washington, DC – IA Interim President & CEO Jon Berroya issued the following statement in response to an Executive Order concerning social media platforms and Section 230: “IA member companies offer more people a chance to share their perspectives than at any point in history, something that has been widely acknowledged by politicians, academics, and… Read more

date icon May 26, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Announcement Of Negotiating Objectives For A U.S.-Kenya FTA

Washington, DC —  IA Director, Trade Policy, Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the release by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) of negotiating objectives for a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Republic of Kenya: “The internet industry commends USTR for prioritizing digital trade in the upcoming negotiations with Kenya. It… Read more

date icon May 21, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Release Of The Section 512 Report By The Copyright Office

Washington, DC – Internet Association Interim President & CEO Jon Berroya released the following statement on the release of the Section 512 Report by the U.S. Copyright Office: “We’re living in a golden age of content thanks to online platforms and America’s balanced copyright system, including Section 512. Consumers have more ways to watch movies,… Read more

date icon May 14, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Public Health Emergency Privacy Act (PHEPA)

Washington, DC – IA’s Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom issued the following statement on the introduction of the bicameral Public Health Emergency Privacy Act (PHEPA) by Sens. Blumenthal (D-CT) and Mark Warner (D-VA) and Reps. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA): “The internet industry is encouraged to see… Read more

date icon May 13, 2020 category icon Press Releases

New Survey Shows Americans Want Economy-Wide, Federal Privacy Protections

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the results of a national public opinion survey that demonstrate Americans’ strong support for economy-wide, federal privacy protections.  In a national poll of 2,744 U.S. adults, Americans said they want consistent data privacy protections regardless of where they live or the type of company they interact with…. Read more

date icon May 7, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On Gov. Hogan’s Veto Of The Digital Services Tax Bill

Baltimore, MD – IA Director, State Government Affairs for the Northeast Region John Olsen released the following statement on Governor Larry Hogan’s (R-MD) veto of H.B. 732, a bill that would impose a discriminatory sales tax on digital services: “The internet industry commends Governor Hogan for vetoing this flawed tax proposal. Now more than ever, the… Read more

date icon May 5, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Launch Of U.S.-UK FTA Negotiations

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy, Jordan Haas released the following statement on the official launch of negotiations between the United States and the United Kingdom on a free trade agreement (FTA): “The start of negotiations on an FTA between the U.S. and UK represents an opportunity to strengthen both our nations’ digital trade… Read more

date icon May 4, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act

Washington, DC – IA’s Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the introduction of the COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act by Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS), John Thune (R-SD), Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN):  “The internet industry appreciates the Senate Commerce Committee’s continued leadership on the important issue… Read more

date icon April 29, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement In Response To The 2019 Notorious Markets Report

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement in response to the the Office of The United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) release of the 2019 Review of Notorious Markets for Counterfeiting and Piracy report: “American online marketplaces proactively combat the sale of counterfeits every day and work hand in… Read more

date icon April 23, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On FCC Vote To Open 6 GHz Band To Unlicensed Use

Washington DC — Internet Association Director, Federal Government Affairs Amy Murphy issued the following statement on the Federal Communications Committee (FCC) vote in support of opening the 6 GHz band to unlicensed use: “The internet industry commends the FCC for increasing access to unlicensed spectrum with this vote. This additional spectrum will create new opportunities… Read more

date icon April 6, 2020 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Launches Website Highlighting the Industry’s COVID-19 Response Efforts

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today launched a website highlighting the internet industry’s wide-ranging response to the COVID-19 pandemic and related resources. The new site reflects IA members’ ongoing commitment to provide their workers, users, and the broader internet community with safe and flexible work environments, credible and timely information and resources, and secure… Read more

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Washington, DC – Internet Association’s Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act:  “The internet industry appreciates the House passing the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, ensuring that the millions of Americans participating in the online economy are supported during the unprecedented economic downturn brought… Read more

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