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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 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 November 19, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Industry Releases First Ever Industry-Wide Workforce Diversity Report

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the industry’s inaugural Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Benchmark Report, providing first-of-its-kind workforce data for companies in the internet industry. The report goes beyond traditional workforce data and examines current practices among IA member companies that vary in age, size, and business model to understand the current landscape… Read more

date icon November 18, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Research Finds Short Term Rentals Bring $7 Million To Annapolis Every Year

Annapolis, MD –  New Internet Association research released today finds that short term rentals (STRs) create dozens of jobs and add millions of dollars to Annapolis’ economy each year. Internet Association, the only trade association representing leading internet companies, examined the economic and job contributions of STR platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway to the Annapolis… Read more

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

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Washington, DC – IA Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs and Counsel Mike Lemon released the following statement on the passage of the EARN IT Act in The Senate Judiciary Committee: “The internet industry shares the Senate Judiciary Committee’s goal of ending child exploitation online and appreciates their continued efforts to improve the EARN IT Act…. Read more

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