date icon August 24, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement In Response To Senate Commerce Committee Privacy Announcement

Internet Industry Commits To Working With Congress To Develop National Approach To Privacy

 

Washington, DC — Internet Association Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the following statement in response to Senator John Thune’s intention to develop data privacy legislation:

“Internet Association commends Sen. Thune and members of the Senate Commerce Committee for their leadership in starting a deliberate process to modernize our existing data privacy frameworks. The internet industry commits to working with Congress to develop a national approach to privacy that provides people with transparency and trust, while still allowing companies to innovate and develop products people love.

“The United States is a global leader in technology and home to many of the most successful global internet businesses that benefit Americans in every city and town. It should be a national priority to retain this advantage.”

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