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date icon June 19, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Introduction Of The “Ending Support For Internet Censorship Act”

Washington, DC –Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the introduction of the “Ending Support for Internet Censorship Act” by Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO): “CDA 230 is the law that allows online companies to moderate and remove content that no reasonable person wants online – including content that could have… Read more

date icon June 18, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Information Transparency And Personal Data Control Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom issued the following statement on the Information Transparency And Personal Data Control Act: “The internet industry appreciates Congresswoman DelBene for addressing the critical issue of data privacy and furthering the discussion around an economy-wide, risk-based approach that balances consumer protections and industry… Read more

date icon June 11, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Federal Trade Commission’s Workshop On The Online Ticket Marketplace

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

date icon June 11, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Senate Requesting A Vote On The Save The Internet Act

Washington, DC – Michael Bloom, Internet Association Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs, issued the following statement on the Senate requesting a vote on the Save The Internet Act (STIA): “The internet industry supports STIA because Americans deserve access to the entire internet, free of blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization by ISPs. The STIA would… Read more

date icon May 22, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Introduction Of The SHIELD Act In The House

Washington, DC – IA Vice President, Federal Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the introduction of the Stopping Harmful Image Exploitation and Limiting Distribution Act (SHIELD Act) in the House of Representatives, which would criminalize the distribution of non-consensual intimate imagery (NCII): “The internet industry urges the immediate passage the SHIELD Act… Read more

date icon May 21, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Diversity and Inclusion Policy Sean Perryman issued the following statement following the introduction of the Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act: “The internet industry supports the Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act (AIIA) introduced by the Senate AI Caucus Co-Chairs, Sens. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Rob Portman (R-OH). The AIIA increases important investment… Read more

date icon May 10, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On Texas HB 3579

Washington, DC –Internet Association Vice President, State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement on HB 3579, which would impose a new tax on online travel companies: “The internet industry urges the Texas Senate not to pass HB 3579, which would create a new, unfair tax on online travel companies. This tax would hurt… Read more

date icon May 8, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Reintroduction Of The AI In Government Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Counsel Sean Perryman issued the following statement upon the reintroduction of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Government Act of 2019: “Internet companies appreciate Senators Gardner and Schatz for reintroducing the AI in Government Act. This bill, which complements the recent executive order aimed at… Read more

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 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

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Washington, DC – IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the introduction of the END Child Exploitation Act by Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH), Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) and Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) with U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV):… Read more

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