May 16, 2017 | Letters, News

New Letter Outlines Digital Trade Priorities for USTR

Washington, DC – Today, Internet Association sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer outlining the internet industry’s digital trade priorities. From the letter:

“Internet Association represents the world’s leading internet companies. The internet sector is responsible for 6 percent of U.S. GDP and 3 million American jobs. IA members help power a massive $159 billion digital trade surplus for the United States, and each year, help U.S. manufacturers export $86.5 billion in products and services through online sales. American exporters – small and big – from every state and in nearly every sector of the economy rely on internet-enabled tools to reach foreign customers and suppliers.”

To read the full letter, click here.

Statement Announcing Intention To Intervene In Judicial Action To Preserve Net Neutrality Protections

Washington, DC — Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the publication of the “Restoring Internet Freedom Order” that will gut net neutrality protections for consumers, startups, and other stakeholders: “The final version of Chairman Pai’s rule, as expected, dismantles popular net neutrality protections for consumers. This rule defies the Read more »

Statement on Gov. Cuomo’s Online Election Advertising Proposal

Albany, NY — John Olsen, Internet Association Executive Director for the State of New York, issued the following statement on Gov. Cuomo’s online election advertising proposal: “Internet Association commends Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers for starting a discussion about how to ensure greater transparency in online election advertising. IA is working with Federal policymakers on Read more »

Statement On Rep. Nadler’s Appointment As Ranking Member Of The House Judiciary Committee

IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the election of Rep. Jerry Nadler as Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee: “The internet industry congratulates Rep. Nadler on his election as Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee. Rep. Nadler has a long track record of leadership on internet issues and Read more »

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Washington, DC — Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the publication of the “Restoring Internet Freedom Order” that will gut net neutrality protections for consumers, startups, and other stakeholders: “The final version of Chairman Pai’s rule, as expected, dismantles popular net neutrality protections for consumers. This rule defies the Read more »

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