As governments consider data security issues, a certain level of consistency across jurisdictions is necessary for the Internet to function. The 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 — Internet Association Vice President, State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement on the San Francisco City Attorney’s lawsuit to prevent peer-to-peer car sharing at SFO: “It is unfortunate that San Francisco’s City Attorney chose to block innovation and competition in the car sharing market at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Read more »