Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the letter to Office Of The United States Trade Representative (USTR) sent by Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) on August 6: “USMCA’s digital chapter – including its intermediary liability provisions – represent a victory for… Read more
Washington, DC – IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the White House Social Media Summit: “Online platforms are the best tool for promoting voices from all political perspectives in history. Internet companies are not biased against any political ideology, and conservative voices in particular have used social media to great… Read more
Washington, DC – Internet Association Vice President & Associate General Counsel Elizabeth Banker released the following statement on the Deepfake Report Act of 2019: “The Deepfakes Report Act of 2019 is an important proactive step. It calls on several agencies with relevant expertise to examine the state of technology, including both the benefits and potential… Read more
The best of the internet would disappear without CDA 230. Michael Beckerman, President & CEO Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) released today results from the recent ‘Best of the Internet’ survey, which shows that two thirds of Americans check online reviews almost every time they buy online or visit a business, and they trust… Read more
Washington, DC –Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the introduction of the “Ending Support for Internet Censorship Act” by Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO): “CDA 230 is the law that allows online companies to moderate and remove content that no reasonable person wants online – including content that could have… Read more
Washington, DC – IA Vice President, Federal Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the introduction of the Stopping Harmful Image Exploitation and Limiting Distribution Act (SHIELD Act) in the House of Representatives, which would criminalize the distribution of non-consensual intimate imagery (NCII): “The internet industry urges the immediate passage the SHIELD Act… Read more
London, UK – IA UK Executive Director Daniel Dyball released the following statement on the release of the DCMS Online Harms White Paper: “The internet industry is committed to working together with government and civil society to ensure the UK is a safe place to be online. But to do this, we need proposals that… Read more
IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement on the Administration’s announcement of its intent to negotiate three new trade agreements with the EU, Japan, and the UK.
IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll released the following statement in support of the CyberTipline Modernization Act.
“Online job postings have more than tripled and half of all Americans are now using the internet to search for jobs. “ Michael Beckerman, IA President & CEO Washington, DC – Internet Association today released the August IA Industry Indicators: Jobs (3i Jobs) report, which presents monthly insights on the U.S. job market using data… Read more