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date icon May 21, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On Continued NAFTA Negotiations

IA Director of Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on news from USTR that negotiators are not close to a deal on NAFTA.

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date icon May 16, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On Net Neutrality Senate CRA Passage

Washington, DC — Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the passage of the CRA to restore net neutrality rules for consumers: “The internet industry commends the Senate for its work to reinstate net neutrality rules through the CRA and urges the House of Representatives to work to protect people’s… Read more

date icon May 15, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On President Trump’s Executive Order To Enhance The Effectiveness Of Agency Chief Information Officers

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Cloud Policy Brian Larkin released the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Enhance the Effectiveness of Agency Chief Information Officers: “The internet industry applauds President Trump for issuing the Executive Order to Enhance the Effectiveness of Agency Chief Information, which addresses challenges that have long stymied… Read more

date icon May 10, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On The Senate Introduction Of The Music Modernization Act

Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the Senate introduction of  S. 2823, the Music Modernization Act.

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date icon May 7, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On First Lady Melania Trump’s “Be Best” Campaign

Washington, DC — Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on First Lady Melania Trump’s “Be Best” campaign: “The internet industry commends First Lady Melania Trump for her dedication to educating children about the importance of a healthy and balanced life both on and offline. Internet companies care deeply about the… Read more

date icon May 3, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement Opposing Iowa HF 2489

Sacramento, CA — Internet Association Vice President of State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement in opposition to HF 2489, a bill in the Iowa State Legislature that would impose new taxes on digital marketplaces and online travel services: “The internet industry calls on Iowa legislators to oppose HF 2489’s provisions that target… Read more

date icon April 25, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement Calling On The House To Pass The Music Modernization Act

Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement ahead of the House vote on the Music Modernization Act (MMA).

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date icon April 25, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement In Support Of Rebecca Slaughter Ahead Of Senate Commerce Committee Vote

IA released the following statement of support ahead of the Commerce Committee vote on the nomination of Rebecca Slaughter to be an FTC Commissioner.

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date icon April 12, 2018 category icon Statements

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.

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date icon April 11, 2018 category icon Statements

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).

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date icon April 9, 2018 category icon Statements

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

date icon March 31, 2018 category icon Statements

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.

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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

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