May 10, 2018 | News, Statements

Statement On The Senate Introduction Of The Music Modernization Act

Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the Senate introduction of  S. 2823, the Music Modernization Act (MMA):

“It’s past time we brought mechanical licensing into the digital era.  An updated mechanical licensing system will promote innovation, benefit consumers, and ensure artists are fairly compensated for their works. We commend Chairman Hatch, Chairman Grassley, and the other  MMA sponsors for taking on this critical issue and modernizing music streaming in a meaningful way.”

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Statement On Continued NAFTA Negotiations

IA Director of Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on news from USTR that negotiators are not close to a deal on NAFTA.

Statement On Net Neutrality Senate CRA Passage

Washington, DC — Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the passage of the CRA to restore net neutrality rules for consumers: “The internet industry commends the Senate for its work to reinstate net neutrality rules through the CRA and urges the House of Representatives to work to protect people’s Read more »

Statement On President Trump’s Executive Order To Enhance The Effectiveness Of Agency Chief Information Officers

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director of Cloud Policy Brian Larkin released the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Enhance the Effectiveness of Agency Chief Information Officers: “The internet industry applauds President Trump for issuing the Executive Order to Enhance the Effectiveness of Agency Chief Information, which addresses challenges that have long stymied Read more »

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IA Director of Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on news from USTR that negotiators are not close to a deal on NAFTA.

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