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Statement On Wilbur Ross’s Nomination For Secretary Of Commerce

Washington, DC – Michael Beckerman, Internet Association President and CEO, released the following statement congratulating Wilbur Ross on his nomination for Secretary of Commerce:

“The internet industry congratulates Wilbur Ross on his nomination for Secretary of Commerce. The internet sector is a great American export, representing a sizable portion of the U.S. economy – nearly $1 trillion in GDP by the latest estimates – and employs nearly 3 million Americans. The Commerce Department plays an integral role in fostering growth and innovation for U.S. industries, and we look forward to working with Mr. Ross to advance policies that allow the internet industry to flourish. ”