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date icon December 9, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Industry Comments On The California Attorney General’s CCPA Proposed Regulations

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) submitted comments to the California Attorney General’s Office (AGO) on the proposed regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The comments highlight the internet industry’s concerns with the AGO’s proposed regulations, which place confusing and unnecessary burdens on businesses without adding meaningful privacy protections for consumers.  “CCPA is… Read more

date icon November 26, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act

Washington, DC – IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom issued the following statement on the Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act (COPRA): “Internet companies continue to advocate for comprehensive, federal privacy legislation that provides people with meaningful control and the ability to access, correct, delete, and download data—regardless of where they live or… Read more

date icon November 5, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Online Privacy Act

Washington DC – IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom issued the following statement on the Online Privacy Act:  “The internet industry commends Congresswomen Eshoo and Lofgren for recognizing the urgent need for comprehensive federal privacy legislation and appreciates their hard work and commitment on this issue. More work remains to ensure all… Read more

date icon September 17, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Industry Launches Campaign Urging Congress To Pass Comprehensive Federal Privacy Legislation

“There is broad bipartisan consensus for a federal privacy law, providing a unique opportunity in Washington to make significant progress on comprehensive, economy-wide legislation. The time to act is now, and Congress must lead the way in providing strong privacy protections for all Americans.” – Michael Beckerman, IA President & CEO Washington, DC – Internet… Read more

date icon June 24, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The DASHBOARD Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the below statement following the introduction of the Designing Accounting Safeguards to Help Broaden Oversight and Regulations on Data (DASHBOARD) Act: “Data helps businesses – across all industries and of all sizes and business models – provide consumers with better products and services. We… Read more

date icon June 18, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Information Transparency And Personal Data Control Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom issued the following statement on the Information Transparency And Personal Data Control Act: “The internet industry appreciates Congresswoman DelBene for addressing the critical issue of data privacy and furthering the discussion around an economy-wide, risk-based approach that balances consumer protections and industry… Read more

date icon March 14, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Associate General Counsel Elizabeth Banker issued the following statement on the introduction of the Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act by Sens. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Brian Schatz (D-HI): “The internet industry appreciates the bipartisan effort by members of the Commerce Committee to advance the conversation around privacy as it relates… Read more

date icon January 18, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The American Data Dissemination Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on Senator Marco Rubio’s American Data Dissemination Act: “The internet industry appreciates Sen. Rubio’s leadership in introducing a federal privacy bill and advancing the conversation around an American approach to privacy. Americans deserve a modernized federal privacy framework that provides them… Read more

date icon December 12, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On The Data Care Act Of 2018

Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement in response to Senator Brian Schatz’s (D-HI) introduction of the Data Care Act of 2018: “As Ranking Member of the Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet Subcommittee, Sen. Schatz has played a thoughtful leadership role on a range of technology policy… Read more

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Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) submitted comments to the California Attorney General’s Office (AGO) on the proposed regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The comments highlight the internet industry’s concerns with the AGO’s proposed regulations, which place confusing and unnecessary burdens on businesses without adding meaningful privacy protections for consumers.  “CCPA is… Read more

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