As governments consider data security issues, a certain level of consistency across jurisdictions is necessary for the internet to function. Internet Association is committed to providing innovative products and services while maintaining our users’ safety online. We support a national standard that preempts state laws, but only if such standard does not create additional liabilities and burdens beyond what most states are currently requiring.
Washington DC – IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Michael Bloom issued the following statement on the Online Privacy Act: “The internet industry commends Congresswomen Eshoo and Lofgren for recognizing the urgent need for comprehensive federal privacy legislation and appreciates their hard work and commitment on this issue. More work remains to ensure all… Read more