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date icon October 9, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Signing Of The U.S.-Japan Digital Trade Agreement

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the signing of the U.S.-Japan Digital Trade Agreement by the U.S. and Japan: “This agreement is a critical step in cementing the digital framework that’s led to the success of the U.S. digital sector and the broader economy. Businesses of all… Read more

date icon October 4, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Importance Of Encryption

Washington, DC — Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the importance of encryption: “The internet industry has great respect for the role law enforcement plays in keeping children safe. Internet companies are proud to do our part by investing in programs and initiatives to work with law enforcement and… Read more

date icon October 1, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet And Video Game Industry Associations Respond To Today’s Net Neutrality Ruling

“IA and our member companies will continue to fight for nationwide, strong, enforceable net neutrality protections that ban blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization through Congress and at the FCC.” IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) reiterated their support for strong, enforceable net neutrality… Read more

date icon September 26, 2019 category icon Press Releases

The Internet Sector Created 6 Million Jobs, $2.1 Trillion In GDP In 2018, New IA Research Finds

“The U.S. internet industry is an American success story that’s creating jobs in every sector of the economy.” Christopher Hooton, IA Chief Economist Washington, DC – Internet Association today released the 2019 update to its estimate for the size and scope of the U.S. internet sector. IA found that the internet is the fourth largest… Read more

date icon September 25, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Announcement Of The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement

Washington, DC – IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the announcement of U.S.- Japan Trade Agreement: “IA welcomes the digital trade provisions agreed to by the U.S. and Japan today. Japan is the U.S.’s fourth-largest digital trading partner, and this agreement enshrines key rules of the road from our shared… Read more

date icon September 19, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Adds ZipRecruiter To Its Resume

“The success of ZipRecruiter is an example of how internet-enabled innovation has made job searching easier and directs people to the companies they want to work for with a few clicks.” — Michael Beckerman, IA President & CEO Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today announced ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace, as the association’s… Read more

date icon September 17, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Industry Launches Campaign Urging Congress To Pass Comprehensive Federal Privacy Legislation

“There is broad bipartisan consensus for a federal privacy law, providing a unique opportunity in Washington to make significant progress on comprehensive, economy-wide legislation. The time to act is now, and Congress must lead the way in providing strong privacy protections for all Americans.” – Michael Beckerman, IA President & CEO Washington, DC – Internet… Read more

date icon September 13, 2019 category icon Press Releases

IA Releases September Online Jobs Report Showing Searches, Applications, And Hirings For Jobs Online Slowing For First Time

“As the job market and the broader economy continue to change, this report will offer an important look into how firms and individuals navigate the internet-enabled labor market.” Michael Beckerman, IA President & CEO Washington, DC – Internet Association today released the September IA Industry Indicators: Jobs (3i Jobs) report, which presents monthly insights on… Read more

date icon September 10, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Introduction Of The Plan Act

Washington, DC – Michael Bloom, IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs issued the following statement on the introduction of H.R. 4232 The Protecting Local Authority and Neighborhoods (PLAN) Act: “The PLAN Act is a solution in search of a problem. CDA 230 makes the best of the internet possible. The law enables a wide… Read more

date icon September 9, 2019 category icon Press Releases

11 Tech Associations Urge Congress To Pass USMCA

“The time is now for Congress to pass USMCA, a trade agreement that reflects our 21st century economy.” Jordan Haas, Director, Trade Policy Washington, DC – Internet Association and 10 other trade associations representing a broad group of tech industries today sent a letter to Congress urging the speedy passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)…. Read more

date icon August 29, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New IA Research Shows Consumers Are Spending More Than Ever Online And Prefer Online Services To Offline Counterparts

“Consumers are spending more than ever online, and they want to use online services across categories from shopping to transportation. “ Christopher Hooton, IA Chief Economist Washington, DC – Internet Association today released the Q1 2019 IA Industry Indicators Report (3I Report), which provides quarterly indicators for the internet sector. This quarter’s report features a… Read more

date icon August 26, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Announcement Of A Preliminary Trade Deal Between The U.S. And Japan

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the announcement of a preliminary trade deal between the United States and Japan that includes digital trade: “The internet industry welcomes the news that digital is included in the preliminary trade agreement between the U.S. and Japan. Small businesses in every… 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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