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date icon November 4, 2019 category icon Press Releases

October Online Jobs Report Shows Big Jump In Online Job Postings

“The explosive growth in online job postings over the past year shows how important the internet is to the modern jobs market.” Christopher Hooton, IA Chief Economist Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the October IA Industry Indicators: Jobs (3i Jobs) report, which presents monthly insights on the U.S. job market using data… Read more

date icon October 31, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Industry Details Extensive Barriers To Digital Trade in 2020 NTE Filing

“Our NTE filing shows other countries are developing digital trade barriers at an alarming rate that threatens the growth of the U.S. digital economy.” Jordan Haas, IA Director, Trade Policy Washington, DC – Internet Association today released its submission for the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR’s) National Trade Estimate Report (NTE) for 2020. IA’s filing… Read more

date icon October 11, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Research Finds Short Term Rentals Bring $40 Million To Jersey City Every Year

“Short term rentals give an enormous boost to Jersey City and its residents.” John Olsen, Director for the Northeast Region Jersey City, NJ –  New Internet Association research released today finds that short term rentals (STRs) create hundreds of jobs and add tens of millions of dollars to Jersey City’s economy each year. Internet Association,… 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 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 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 9, 2019 category icon Press Releases

IA Releases August Online Jobs Report Showing Number Of Online Jobs Postings More Than Tripled, Compared To Last Year

“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

date icon August 6, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association And Congressman G. K. Butterfield Visit Murfreesboro, NC To Discuss The Local Impact Of The Internet On Community Groups and Small Businesses

Murfreesboro, NC – Internet Association (IA) and Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) will meet with small businesses and community organizations today in Murfreesboro, North Carolina as part of an “Internet Community Crawl” to highlight the important role of the internet in allowing small businesses to flourish in rural communities and nationwide.  “The Murfreesboro community and… Read more

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Washington DC – IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom issued the following statement on the Online Privacy Act:  “The internet industry commends Congresswomen Eshoo and Lofgren for recognizing the urgent need for comprehensive federal privacy legislation and appreciates their hard work and commitment on this issue. More work remains to ensure all… Read more

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