June 15, 2018 | News, Statements

Statement On New Tariffs On Chinese Technology Imports

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the announcement that the Trump administration will impose tariffs on Chinese technology imports:

“The internet industry appreciates the administration is looking to address the uneven playing field for American companies looking to do business in China. Lack of respect for intellectual property rights, forced technology transfer policies, and state interventions represent significant trade barriers that harm the U.S. internet sector. Tariffs on Chinese made technology products will hurt U.S. companies and only make it more expensive and difficult for American businesses flourish.”

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Statement On The AI In Government Act Of 2018

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy Sean Perryman issued the following statement upon the introduction of the AI in Government Act of 2018: “The internet industry commends Senators Gardner and Schatz for their leadership in sponsoring the AI in Government Act. This bill assembles experts from the private and public Read more »

Statement On Final Passage Of The Music Modernization Act

IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement upon the final passage of the Music Modernization Act in the House of Representatives.

Statement On NTIA’s Privacy Principles Request For Comment

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on NTIA’s privacy principles request for comment: “The internet industry commends NTIA for leading an important national dialogue on the importance of modernizing America’s approach to data privacy. Americans deserve – and internet companies support – a modern approach to privacy Read more »

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Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy Sean Perryman issued the following statement upon the introduction of the AI in Government Act of 2018: “The internet industry commends Senators Gardner and Schatz for their leadership in sponsoring the AI in Government Act. This bill assembles experts from the private and public Read more »

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