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date icon May 28, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act

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

date icon November 18, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Research Finds Short Term Rentals Bring $7 Million To Annapolis Every Year

Annapolis, MD –  New Internet Association research released today finds that short term rentals (STRs) create dozens of jobs and add millions of dollars to Annapolis’ economy each year. Internet Association, the only trade association representing leading internet companies, examined the economic and job contributions of STR platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway to the Annapolis… Read more

date icon October 11, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Research Finds Short Term Rentals Bring $40 Million To Jersey City Every Year

“Short term rentals give an enormous boost to Jersey City and its residents.” John Olsen, Director for the Northeast Region Jersey City, NJ –  New Internet Association research released today finds that short term rentals (STRs) create hundreds of jobs and add tens of millions of dollars to Jersey City’s economy each year. Internet Association,… Read more

date icon September 10, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Introduction Of The Plan Act

Washington, DC – Michael Bloom, IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs issued the following statement on the introduction of H.R. 4232 The Protecting Local Authority and Neighborhoods (PLAN) Act: “The PLAN Act is a solution in search of a problem. CDA 230 makes the best of the internet possible. The law enables a wide… Read more

date icon May 10, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On Texas HB 3579

Washington, DC –Internet Association Vice President, State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement on HB 3579, which would impose a new tax on online travel companies: “The internet industry urges the Texas Senate not to pass HB 3579, which would create a new, unfair tax on online travel companies. This tax would hurt… Read more

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Washington, DC – IA Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs and Counsel Mike Lemon released the following statement on the passage of the EARN IT Act in The Senate Judiciary Committee: “The internet industry shares the Senate Judiciary Committee’s goal of ending child exploitation online and appreciates their continued efforts to improve the EARN IT Act…. Read more

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