date icon February 8, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement on USTR’s Special 301 Review

Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the submission of Internet Association’s 2019 Special 301 Review.

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date icon February 1, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On Oral Arguments In Mozilla v. FCC

IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement ahead of the oral arguments in Mozilla v FCC.

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date icon January 31, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Reintroduction Of The Startup Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Counsel Sean Perryman released the following statement on the reintroduction of the Startup Act: “The internet industry commends the bipartisan effort of Sens. Moran, Warner, Blunt, and Klobuchar for reintroducing the Startup Act, which addresses the growing need for qualified, high-skilled professionals and… Read more

date icon January 30, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Statement On The Release Of Proposed Changes To U.S. Law In USMCA Implementation Legislation That Would Lower The U.S. Express Shipments Threshold

Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the release of the proposed changes to U.S. law that the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) requested from Congress in order to bring the U.S. into compliance with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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date icon January 30, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Research Shows How The Internet Saves Every Household Hundreds Of Pounds Every Year

The internet saves every British family £780 a year, new Internet Association analysis reveals.

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date icon January 25, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Announcement Of The Start Of Negotiations Around E-Commerce Rules At The WTO

Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement today on the announcement of the start of negotiations around e-commerce rules at the World Trade Organization (WTO) by 70+ countries.

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date icon January 23, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Report Reveals Digital Trade Contributes More Than 1.4 Million Jobs And $440 Billion In Exports To American Economy

Internet Association (IA) today released a new report entitled, “A Look At American Digital Exports.” The report uses government data to detail the jobs and exports impact of information and communication technology (ICT) services on the U.S. economy, and provides the first ever state-by-state estimates for digital trade’s contribution to exports and jobs.

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date icon January 18, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The American Data Dissemination Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on Senator Marco Rubio’s American Data Dissemination Act: “The internet industry appreciates Sen. Rubio’s leadership in introducing a federal privacy bill and advancing the conversation around an American approach to privacy. Americans deserve a modernized federal privacy framework that provides them… Read more

date icon January 15, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On House Passage Of The Federal CIO Authorization Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Cloud Policy & Counsel Alla Seiffert issued the following statement on the passage of the Federal CIO Authorization Act (H.R. 247) in the House:   “The passage of the Federal CIO Authorization Act in the House of Representatives builds on the bipartisan tradition of empowering the Federal CIO to… Read more

date icon January 10, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Sector Calls For “A Measured And Deliberate Approach” To BIS Export Controls

Internet Association today filed comments with the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) at the U.S. Department of Commerce on their proposed advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) “Review of Controls for Certain Emerging Technologies.”

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date icon January 3, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On Today’s Preliminary Injunction In Airbnb Inc. v. City of New York

IA Director, State Government Affairs Northeast Region issued the following statement today in response to a judges preliminary injunction in Airbnb Inc. v. City of New York that blocked the law from being implemented until the case is resolved.

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date icon December 21, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On The Submission Of A Comment To OMB’s Update To DCOI

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Cloud Policy & Counsel Alla Seiffert issued the following statement:   “The internet industry celebrates the administration’s continued commitment to modernizing government technology and welcomes the opportunity to provide industry feedback to OMB’s update to the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI). This long standing policy allows federal agencies to… Read more

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Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) report on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “The release of the USITC report is an important step in the congressional approval process of USMCA, which represents a new standard for digital trade agreements. This report underlines… Read more

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