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date icon May 14, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Public Health Emergency Privacy Act (PHEPA)

Washington, DC – IA’s Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom issued the following statement on the introduction of the bicameral Public Health Emergency Privacy Act (PHEPA) by Sens. Blumenthal (D-CT) and Mark Warner (D-VA) and Reps. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA): “The internet industry is encouraged to see… Read more

date icon May 13, 2020 category icon Press Releases

New Survey Shows Americans Want Economy-Wide, Federal Privacy Protections

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released the results of a national public opinion survey that demonstrate Americans’ strong support for economy-wide, federal privacy protections.  In a national poll of 2,744 U.S. adults, Americans said they want consistent data privacy protections regardless of where they live or the type of company they interact with…. Read more

date icon May 4, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act

Washington, DC – IA’s Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the introduction of the COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act by Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS), John Thune (R-SD), Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN):  “The internet industry appreciates the Senate Commerce Committee’s continued leadership on the important issue… Read more

date icon December 10, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Introduction Of The END Child Exploitation Act

Washington, DC – IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the introduction of the END Child Exploitation Act by Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH), Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) and Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) with U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV):… Read more

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

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Washington, DC – Internet Association’s Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act:  “The internet industry appreciates the House passing the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, ensuring that the millions of Americans participating in the online economy are supported during the unprecedented economic downturn brought… Read more

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