August 24, 2018 | News, 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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Statement On Senate Passage Of The Music Modernization Act

IA Director, Federal Government Affairs & Counsel Mike Lemon issued the following statement on the passage of the Music Modernization Act in the Senate.

Internet Association Proposes Privacy Principles For A Modern National Regulatory Framework

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released six principles and policy considerations to modernize national privacy legislation. The internet industry supports an American approach to federal privacy legislation that is consistent nationwide, proportional, flexible, and encourages companies to act as good stewards of the personal information provided to them by individuals. “Internet Association members Read more »

Statement On U.S.-Mexico Announced Preliminary Agreement

Washington, DC — Internet Association Director of Trade and International Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement in response to the announced U.S.-Mexico two-way trade understanding: “The internet industry is optimistic about the potential of a new NAFTA that will, for the first time, recognize the internet as an important U.S. export that contributes to Read more »

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IA Director, Federal Government Affairs & Counsel Mike Lemon issued the following statement on the passage of the Music Modernization Act in the Senate.

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