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date icon June 26, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The White House’s DCOI Strategy

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Cloud Policy and Counsel Alla Seiffert issued the below statement following the release of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI): “The internet industry appreciates OMB’s leadership in updating the Data Center Optimization Initiative, which provides guidance to federal agencies on closing data centers… Read more

date icon June 24, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The White House’s Cloud Smart Strategy

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Cloud Policy and Counsel Alla Seiffert issued the below statement following the release of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Cloud Smart Strategy: “The internet industry commends OMB for releasing the final version of its Cloud Smart policy, underscoring the importance of cloud adoption and modernization across the… Read more

date icon May 7, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Passage Of Florida’s Cloud-First Legislation

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Cloud Policy and Counsel Alla Seiffert issued the below statement following the passage of Florida’s cloud-first legislation: “The internet industry commends Florida Governor DeSantis for signing the state’s inaugural cloud-first legislation. This cloud-first bill sends a strong signal that Florida intends to leverage innovative commercial technology while saving taxpayer… Read more

date icon March 5, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Report Reveals The Size Of The U.S. Cloud Economy At 2 Million American Jobs And $214 Billion In GDP

HOOTON: “Expanding our understanding of the cloud’s macroeconomic impacts is essential to ensuring it continues to be a major economic driver. The U.S. cloud sector now rivals the agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting industries combined and is growing every day.” Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released a new report entitled, “Examining The Economic… Read more

date icon January 15, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On House Passage Of The Federal CIO Authorization Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Cloud Policy & Counsel Alla Seiffert issued the following statement on the passage of the Federal CIO Authorization Act (H.R. 247) in the House:   “The passage of the Federal CIO Authorization Act in the House of Representatives builds on the bipartisan tradition of empowering the Federal CIO to… Read more

date icon January 10, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Sector Calls For “A Measured And Deliberate Approach” To BIS Export Controls

Internet Association today filed comments with the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) at the U.S. Department of Commerce on their proposed advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) “Review of Controls for Certain Emerging Technologies.”

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date icon December 21, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On The Submission Of A Comment To OMB’s Update To DCOI

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Cloud Policy & Counsel Alla Seiffert issued the following statement:   “The internet industry celebrates the administration’s continued commitment to modernizing government technology and welcomes the opportunity to provide industry feedback to OMB’s update to the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI). This long standing policy allows federal agencies to… Read more

date icon December 21, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On The Signage Of The 21st Century IDEA Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Cloud Policy & Counsel Alla Seiffert issued a statement following the passage of the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act of 2018 (21st Century IDEA Act):   “The internet industry commends the administration for signing the 21st Century IDEA Act, which will continue to accelerate the federal government’s digital… Read more

date icon November 30, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On The House Passage Of The Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Cloud Policy and Counsel Alla Seiffert issued the following statement upon the House passage of the Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018: “The internet industry commends the House of Representatives for passing the Federal CIO Authorization Act. This bipartisan legislation demonstrates a strong commitment to empower the Federal… Read more

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