February 3, 2017 | News, Statements

Statement On Zero-Rating Enforcement

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on zero-rating enforcement:

“Protecting consumers and competition is what net neutrality is all about. While zero-rating can meet the consumer protection standards of meaningful net neutrality rules, when done improperly or left unchecked it can also be harmful to consumers and stifle competition online. Properly designed zero-rating programs – such as those that do not unfairly advantage content owned by an ISP – can promote consumer choice without harming competition among apps. Artificially low data caps create false scarcity, which instills an appearance of value in a zero-rating program while harming consumers.”

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IA Statement on E-Commerce Discussions at the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference

IA Director, Trade & International Policy Ari Giovenco issued the following statement on e-commerce discussions at the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference.

Statement On The Finalized White House IT Modernization Report

Brian Larkin, IA Director of Cloud Policy, released the following statement on the final version of the White House IT modernization report.

IA Statement Commending Passage of The MGT Act

IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the passage of the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act of 2017.

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IA Director, Trade & International Policy Ari Giovenco issued the following statement on e-commerce discussions at the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference.

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