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.

Internet Association Releases New Report On Measuring The Internet Economy

IA and Columbia’s Richard Paul Richman Center today released a new research paper entitled, “Toward A Better Understanding Of Internet Economics.”

Statement On New Tariffs On Chinese Technology Imports

IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s imposition of tariffs on Chinese technology imports.

Statement On Today’s Net Neutrality Rollback

IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued a statement on the Restoring Internet Freedom Order, which rolls back net neutrality protections for consumers.

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IA and Columbia’s Richard Paul Richman Center today released a new research paper entitled, “Toward A Better Understanding Of Internet Economics.”

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