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
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
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
BERROYA: “Elizabeth and Alla both bring years of experience on issues ranging from data protection and intermediary liability to cloud computing and government IT modernization.” WASHINGTON, DC – Internet Association (IA) today announced the expansion of its Legal and Policy team with the addition of two new team members with expertise in data privacy, content moderation,… Read more
IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the following statement today on The Australian Parliament’s Assistance and Access Bill 2018.
BECKERMAN: “We commend NTIA and NTIA Administrator David Redl on their thoughtful approach to the complexities of consumer privacy, and welcome the opportunity to contribute the perspective of the internet industry to help ensure that our national privacy framework is flexible, consumer friendly, and enables future innovation.” Washington, DC – Internet Association today responded to… Read more
Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on NTIA’s privacy principles request for comment: “The internet industry commends NTIA for leading an important national dialogue on the importance of modernizing America’s approach to data privacy. Americans deserve – and internet companies support – a modern approach to privacy… 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