March 22, 2018 | News, Statements

Internet Association Statement On Administration’s China Trade Actions

Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the following statement in response to the administration’s trade actions on China:

“The internet industry has serious concerns with the impact of these tariffs – and potential retaliatory actions – on American jobs, consumers, and the digital economy. There’s no doubt the U.S. government can and should address China’s trade practices, but consumers and American job creators should not be caught in the crossfire. The internet sector represents 3 million jobs and 6 percent of GDP, and these tariffs will leave our customers worse off, stifle growth, and make it harder for the digital economy to succeed.”

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Statement On Final Passage Of The Music Modernization Act

IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement upon the final passage of the Music Modernization Act in the House of Representatives.

Statement On NTIA’s Privacy Principles Request For Comment

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on NTIA’s privacy principles request for comment: “The internet industry commends NTIA for leading an important national dialogue on the importance of modernizing America’s approach to data privacy. Americans deserve – and internet companies support – a modern approach to privacy Read more »

Statement On Senate Passage Of The Music Modernization Act

IA Director, Federal Government Affairs & Counsel Mike Lemon issued the following statement on the passage of the Music Modernization Act in the Senate.

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IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement upon the final passage of the Music Modernization Act in the House of Representatives.

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