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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

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

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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

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