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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

date icon March 27, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Appointment Of Karyn Temple As Director Of The Copyright Office

Washington, DC – Internet Association General Counsel Jon Berroya issued the following statement on the official appointment of Karyn Temple as the Director of the Copyright Office: “The internet industry congratulates Karyn Temple on her appointment as the Register of Copyrights. Ms. Temple has done exemplary work during her tenure at the Copyright Office and… Read more

date icon March 14, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Associate General Counsel Elizabeth Banker issued the following statement on the introduction of the Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act by Sens. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Brian Schatz (D-HI): “The internet industry appreciates the bipartisan effort by members of the Commerce Committee to advance the conversation around privacy as it relates… Read more

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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Washington, DC – IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the joint Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee hearing entitled “Fostering A Healthier Internet To Protect Consumers”: “Section 230 enables the best of the internet. It allows internet… Read more

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