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date icon September 9, 2019 category icon Press Releases

11 Tech Associations Urge Congress To Pass USMCA

“The time is now for Congress to pass USMCA, a trade agreement that reflects our 21st century economy.” Jordan Haas, Director, Trade Policy Washington, DC – Internet Association and 10 other trade associations representing a broad group of tech industries today sent a letter to Congress urging the speedy passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)…. Read more

date icon August 26, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Announcement Of A Preliminary Trade Deal Between The U.S. And Japan

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the announcement of a preliminary trade deal between the United States and Japan that includes digital trade: “The internet industry welcomes the news that digital is included in the preliminary trade agreement between the U.S. and Japan. Small businesses in every… Read more

date icon August 6, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On Chairman Pallone And Ranking Member Walden’s Letter To USTR On August 6

Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the letter to Office Of The United States Trade Representative (USTR) sent by Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) on August 6: “USMCA’s digital chapter – including its intermediary liability provisions – represent a victory for… Read more

date icon July 10, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On USTR’s Announcement Of An Investigation Of France’s Digital Services Tax

Washington DC – Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the announcement of an investigation of France’s Digital Services Tax under Section 301 by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR): “The internet industry applauds USTR’s prompt action in response to France’s Digital Services Tax, which specifically targets the… Read more

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“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

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