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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 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 12, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On President Trump’s Executive Order On Artificial Intelligence

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Diversity and Inclusion and Policy and Counsel Sean Perryman issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive order on artificial intelligence: “The internet industry applauds the administration’s effort to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI), which benefits society and every sector of the economy…. Read more

date icon February 8, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement on USTR’s Special 301 Review

Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the submission of Internet Association’s 2019 Special 301 Review.

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date icon February 1, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On Oral Arguments In Mozilla v. FCC

IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement ahead of the oral arguments in Mozilla v FCC.

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date icon January 31, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Reintroduction Of The Startup Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Counsel Sean Perryman released the following statement on the reintroduction of the Startup Act: “The internet industry commends the bipartisan effort of Sens. Moran, Warner, Blunt, and Klobuchar for reintroducing the Startup Act, which addresses the growing need for qualified, high-skilled professionals and… Read more

date icon January 25, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Announcement Of The Start Of Negotiations Around E-Commerce Rules At The WTO

Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement today on the announcement of the start of negotiations around e-commerce rules at the World Trade Organization (WTO) by 70+ countries.

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date icon January 18, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The American Data Dissemination Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on Senator Marco Rubio’s American Data Dissemination Act: “The internet industry appreciates Sen. Rubio’s leadership in introducing a federal privacy bill and advancing the conversation around an American approach to privacy. Americans deserve a modernized federal privacy framework that provides them… Read more

date icon January 15, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On House Passage Of The Federal CIO Authorization Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Cloud Policy & Counsel Alla Seiffert issued the following statement on the passage of the Federal CIO Authorization Act (H.R. 247) in the House:   “The passage of the Federal CIO Authorization Act in the House of Representatives builds on the bipartisan tradition of empowering the Federal CIO to… Read more

date icon January 3, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On Today’s Preliminary Injunction In Airbnb Inc. v. City of New York

IA Director, State Government Affairs Northeast Region issued the following statement today in response to a judges preliminary injunction in Airbnb Inc. v. City of New York that blocked the law from being implemented until the case is resolved.

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date icon December 21, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On The Submission Of A Comment To OMB’s Update To DCOI

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Cloud Policy & Counsel Alla Seiffert issued the following statement:   “The internet industry celebrates the administration’s continued commitment to modernizing government technology and welcomes the opportunity to provide industry feedback to OMB’s update to the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI). This long standing policy allows federal agencies to… Read more

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Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the Federal Trade Commission’s workshop on the online ticket marketplace: “The internet industry supports efforts to allow internet-enabled companies to provide superior services to the benefit of consumers. IA members like Vivid Seats and StubHub offer immense value to fans… Read more

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