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.”

Internet Association Hires Director Of Diversity And Inclusion Policy And Counsel

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today announced that Sean Perryman joined the organization as Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Counsel. Perryman previously served on the Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform as counsel and IT/cybersecurity subcommittee liaison, where he developed technology policy positions in the areas of Read more »

Internet Association Lists letgo As Newest Member

Washington, DC – Internet Association today welcomed letgo – the largest and fastest growing app to buy and sell locally – as the organization’s newest member. letgo has quickly become one of America’s most popular apps by making it simple for people to sell what they don’t need and find great deals nearby on anything Read more »

Statement In Support Of Rejoining TPP

Jordan Haas released the following statement in response to reports that President Trump had instructed the NEC and USTR to look into rejoining TPP.

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Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today announced that Sean Perryman joined the organization as Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Counsel. Perryman previously served on the Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform as counsel and IT/cybersecurity subcommittee liaison, where he developed technology policy positions in the areas of Read more »

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