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date icon July 2, 2020 category icon Press Releases

Internet Companies Unveil UK-U.S. Trade White Paper As They Call For ‘Best-In-Class’ Digital Trade Provisions

London, UK – Internet Association (IA) – the trade association that represents leading global internet companies on public policy – today has unveiled a White Paper detailing the key digital provisions that should be part of any U.S.-UK trade agreement. Internet companies have laid out six key digital provisions to create a ‘best-in-class’ digital chapter… Read more

date icon June 30, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On USMCA Coming Into Force

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) coming into force: “USMCA represents a tremendous success for every American business that uses the internet to grow jobs, export, and compete in the 21st century. This agreement’s strong digital trade provisions set an exemplary standard for… Read more

date icon June 30, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On South Africa’s Copyright Reform Efforts

Washington, DC — IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement in response to news that South African President Cyril Ramaphosa sent copyright reform legislation based on America’s fair use system back to the parliament. “America’s fair use system underpins the effective functioning of nearly all internet services and is a key reason… Read more

date icon June 2, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement In Support Of USTR Initiating Section 301 Investigations of Digital Services Taxes

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy, Jordan Haas issued the following statement in support of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) initiation of Section 301 investigations of Digital Services Taxes (DSTs) in Austria, Brazil, the Czech Republic, the European Union, India, Indonesia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom: “An increasing number… Read more

date icon May 26, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Announcement Of Negotiating Objectives For A U.S.-Kenya FTA

Washington, DC —  IA Director, Trade Policy, Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the release by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) of negotiating objectives for a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Republic of Kenya: “The internet industry commends USTR for prioritizing digital trade in the upcoming negotiations with Kenya. It… Read more

date icon May 5, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Launch Of U.S.-UK FTA Negotiations

Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy, Jordan Haas released the following statement on the official launch of negotiations between the United States and the United Kingdom on a free trade agreement (FTA): “The start of negotiations on an FTA between the U.S. and UK represents an opportunity to strengthen both our nations’ digital trade… Read more

date icon April 29, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement In Response To The 2019 Notorious Markets Report

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement in response to the the Office of The United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) release of the 2019 Review of Notorious Markets for Counterfeiting and Piracy report: “American online marketplaces proactively combat the sale of counterfeits every day and work hand in… 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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