February 28, 2018 | News, Statements

Statement In Support Of FTC Nominees Ahead Of Senate Commerce Committee Votes

Washington, DC — Internet Association President & Michael Beckerman released the following statement of support ahead of the Senate Commerce Committee votes of the nominations of Joseph Simons, Noah Phillips, Christine Wilson, and Rohit Chopra to be Commissioners at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC):

“The FTC is a critical agency for protecting consumers, and we encourage the Senate Commerce Committee to confirm all four of these well-qualified nominees. These nominees will advance the FTC’s central mission of protecting consumer welfare, focusing on areas where there’s clear evidence of harm.”

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Internet Association Releases New Report On Measuring The Internet Economy

IA and Columbia’s Richard Paul Richman Center today released a new research paper entitled, “Toward A Better Understanding Of Internet Economics.”

Statement On New Tariffs On Chinese Technology Imports

IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s imposition of tariffs on Chinese technology imports.

Statement On Today’s Net Neutrality Rollback

IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued a statement on the Restoring Internet Freedom Order, which rolls back net neutrality protections for consumers.

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IA and Columbia’s Richard Paul Richman Center today released a new research paper entitled, “Toward A Better Understanding Of Internet Economics.”

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