September 18, 2017 | News, Statements

Statement On The First Privacy Shield Annual Review

Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the first Privacy Shield Annual Review:

“The internet industry commends the EU and U.S. for the painstaking groundwork done in preparation for a successful Privacy Shield annual review. In particular, we wish to thank Secretary Ross and Commissioner Jourova for their commitment to the review process and the framework itself. They and their teams have made significant progress in implementing the framework in a cooperative and constructive manner. More than 2,300 companies, large and small, have signed up for Privacy Shield since it came into force, making it a key tool facilitating transatlantic commerce. It is essential that stakeholders on both sides of the Atlantic to stand by the agreement as the review process moves forward.”

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IA Statement On San Francisco City Attorney’s Lawsuit To Prevent Peer-To-Peer Car Sharing At SFO

Washington, DC — Internet Association Vice President, State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement on the San Francisco City Attorney’s lawsuit to prevent peer-to-peer car sharing at SFO: “It is unfortunate that San Francisco’s City Attorney chose to block innovation and competition in the car sharing market at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Read more »

Internet Association Announces 2017 Internet Champions In California

Sacramento, CA – Internet Association today announced California Senator Steven Bradford (D-35), Senator Henry Stern (D-27), and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-37) as 2017 California Internet Champions for their leadership and advocacy on internet-related issues in the State Legislature. “Senator Bradford, Senator Stern, and Assemblymember Limón are champions of the internet economy. Their leadership on internet Read more »

IA Calls For Senate To Act To Preserve Net Neutrality Protections

Internet Association today called for the Senate to preserve a free and open internet with strong, enforceable net neutrality protections.

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Washington, DC — Internet Association Vice President, State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement on the San Francisco City Attorney’s lawsuit to prevent peer-to-peer car sharing at SFO: “It is unfortunate that San Francisco’s City Attorney chose to block innovation and competition in the car sharing market at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Read more »

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