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date icon May 7, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Passage Of Florida’s Cloud-First Legislation

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Cloud Policy and Counsel Alla Seiffert issued the below statement following the passage of Florida’s cloud-first legislation: “The internet industry commends Florida Governor DeSantis for signing the state’s inaugural cloud-first legislation. This cloud-first bill sends a strong signal that Florida intends to leverage innovative commercial technology while saving taxpayer… Read more

date icon April 25, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association To Honor House Speaker Nancy Pelosi And Advisor To The President Ivanka Trump At Sixth Annual Charity Gala

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today announced that Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Advisor to the President, Ivanka Trump will be honored at Internet Association’s Sixth Annual Charity Gala on May 22, 2019. Speaker Pelosi will be presented a Lifetime Achievement Award and Ms. Trump will receive the 2019 Internet Freedom Award. The gala will also… Read more

date icon April 18, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The USITC Report On USMCA

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

date icon April 8, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Release Of The UK Government’s Online Harms White Paper

London, UK – IA UK Executive Director Daniel Dyball released the following statement on the release of the DCMS Online Harms White Paper: “The internet industry is committed to working together with government and civil society to ensure the UK is a safe place to be online. But to do this, we need proposals that… Read more

date icon April 3, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On President Trump’s Memorandum On Combating Trafficking In Counterfeit And Pirated Goods

Washington, DC – Internet Association General Counsel Jon Berroya issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s Memorandum on Combating Trafficking in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods: “IA member companies maintain clear anti-counterfeiting policies and partner with enforcement agencies, manufacturers, and other stakeholders to develop innovative programs and tools that allow third parties to identify… Read more

date icon March 27, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Appointment Of Karyn Temple As Director Of The Copyright Office

Washington, DC – Internet Association General Counsel Jon Berroya issued the following statement on the official appointment of Karyn Temple as the Director of the Copyright Office: “The internet industry congratulates Karyn Temple on her appointment as the Register of Copyrights. Ms. Temple has done exemplary work during her tenure at the Copyright Office and… Read more

date icon March 14, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Associate General Counsel Elizabeth Banker issued the following statement on the introduction of the Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act by Sens. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Brian Schatz (D-HI): “The internet industry appreciates the bipartisan effort by members of the Commerce Committee to advance the conversation around privacy as it relates… Read more

date icon March 6, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On France’s Proposed Digital Services Tax

Internet Association Director, Trade Policy, Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the announcement that France would impose a new digital services tax

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date icon March 6, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Introduction Of The Save The Internet Act

Washington, DC – Melika Carroll, Internet Association Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs, issued the following statement on the introduction of the Save The Internet Act: “Internet companies believe that consumers should have access to the entire internet, free of blocking, throttling, or paid prioritization by ISPs. There’s overwhelming support – including from the internet… Read more

date icon March 5, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Report Reveals The Size Of The U.S. Cloud Economy At 2 Million American Jobs And $214 Billion In GDP

HOOTON: “Expanding our understanding of the cloud’s macroeconomic impacts is essential to ensuring it continues to be a major economic driver. The U.S. cloud sector now rivals the agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting industries combined and is growing every day.” Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released a new report entitled, “Examining The Economic… Read more

date icon March 1, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Introduction Of The House Resolution Calling For The Ethical Development Of Artificial Intelligence

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Counsel Sean Perryman released the following statement on the introduction of the House of Representatives resolution by Reps. Brenda L. Lawrence and Ro Khanna calling for ethical development of artificial intelligence: “The internet industry commends the House of Representatives for its leadership in developing… Read more

date icon February 26, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Opens Illinois Office And Hires Midwest Executive Director

Internet Association (IA) today announced the opening of a Midwest regional office in Chicago, Illinois, with Colleen Daley joining the organization as Midwest Executive Director. This expansion represents a significant addition to IA’s 50-state government affairs program and existing offices in California, Washington State, and New York.

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“Online job postings have more than tripled and half of all Americans are now using the internet to search for jobs. “ Michael Beckerman, IA President & CEO Washington, DC – Internet Association today released the August IA Industry Indicators: Jobs (3i Jobs) report, which presents monthly insights on the U.S. job market using data… Read more

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