Algorithms are used virtually every day by every American with an internet connection or smartphone. Algorithms help make the internet work better for consumers. They allow internet companies to provide better, more useful, and personalized experiences online. In the last decade, we have made incredible strides in machine learning algorithms, which has powered artificial intelligence (AI). As this technology has become more powerful and integrated in everyday life, there are obvious policy implications to consider. IA supports the ethical use of AI and encourages policymakers to use a risk-based approach to policymaking that allows for continued responsible innovation in this field.
"Internet Association today released the Q3 2018 IA Industry Indicators report (3I Report) which provides quarterly indicators for the internet sector. This quarter’s report features a deep-dive on American consumer sentiment around the internet, micro- and macroeconomic indicators, and a Digital Price Index that tracks inflation for digital goods and services.