Statement In Support Of Rejoining TPP

Jordan Haas released the following statement in response to reports that President Trump had instructed the NEC and USTR to look into rejoining TPP.

Statement On The House Judiciary Committee Passage Of The Music Modernization Act

IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the House Judiciary Committee’s approval of the Music Modernization Act (MMA).

Statement On Pennsylvania HB 1810

Albany, NY – John Olsen, Internet Association’s Northeast Director, released the following statement on Pennsylvania HB 1810: “Short-term rentals help Pennsylvanians earn much needed income, bring tourism spending into Keystone State communities, and generate significant tax revenue. IA urges lawmakers to reject HB 1810, which would hinder the ability of short-term rentals to create these Read more »

Statement On New York State Budget Deal

John Olsen, Internet Association’s Northeast Director, released the following statement on the announcement of a New York State Budget deal.

Internet Association Statement On Administration’s China Trade Actions

Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the following statement in response to the administration’s trade actions on China: “The internet industry has serious concerns with the impact of these tariffs – and potential retaliatory actions – on American jobs, consumers, and the digital economy. There’s no doubt Read more »

Statement On The Cloud Act In The Omnibus Spending Bill

Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the following statement on the inclusion of the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act in the omnibus spending bill: “The internet industry applauds Congress for including the CLOUD Act in the omnibus spending bill. It’s critical that we modernize Read more »

Statement On The Importance Of Protecting User Data Online

Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the importance of protecting user data online: “I commend Mark Zuckerberg for his candor and leadership, and we stand by Facebook as they take tangible steps to improve the platform. This is a challenging issue and acknowledging past mistakes is Read more »

Statement On The Senate Passage Of FOSTA

Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the final Senate passage of the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (FOSTA): “The internet industry shares the goals of lawmakers who want to put an end to trafficking online, and Internet Association will Read more »

Statement On First Lady Melania Trump’s Cyber Safety And Technology Roundtable

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement following First Lady Melania Trump’s cyber safety and technology roundtable discussion: “Internet Association and our members thank First Lady Melania Trump for facilitating this important discussion. The internet industry shares Mrs. Trump’s commitment to fostering a safe and positive experience online Read more »

Statement On Administration’s Management Agenda

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement the unveiling of the administration’s Management Agenda: “The internet industry commends the administration for outlining its long-term vision for modernizing the federal government’s legacy IT systems. Accelerating the adoption of the commercial cloud is a first step to embarking on a path Read more »

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Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today announced that Sean Perryman joined the organization as Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Counsel. Perryman previously served on the Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform as counsel and IT/cybersecurity subcommittee liaison, where he developed technology policy positions in the areas of Read more »

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