March 31, 2018 | News, Statements

Statement On New York State Budget Deal

Albany, NY – John Olsen, Internet Association’s Northeast Director, released the following statement on the announcement of a New York State Budget deal that did not include a proposed Internet Fairness Conformity tax:

“The internet industry thanks Governor Cuomo, the New York State Assembly, and especially the New York State Senate for not including this harmful marketplace tax in the final budget deal. This final agreement demonstrates Empire State policymakers’ commitment to making the state a place where internet companies can grow and thrive. With a case pending before the Supreme Court, we agree that now is not the time for legislators to be taking action on online sales tax. With guidance from the highest court in the land, the industry stands ready to work with policymakers on this important issue.”

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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