April 25, 2018 | News, Statements

Statement In Support Of Rebecca Slaughter Ahead Of Senate Commerce Committee Vote

Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement of support ahead of the Senate Commerce Committee vote on the nomination of Rebecca Slaughter to be a Commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC):

“The internet industry encourages Senate Commerce to support Ms. Slaughter as the FTC’s fifth commissioner. The FTC’s core mission is to protect consumer welfare, focusing on areas with evidence of clear harm, and Ms. Slaughter is well-qualified to achieve that mission. Her extensive legislative experience in Congress and willingness to engage with a variety of stakeholders will serve her – and American consumers – well at the FTC. We look forward to seeing her and the other four FTC nominees confirmed by the full Senate soon.”

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Statement On The Children And Media Research Advancement Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the the following statement in support of the Children and Media Research Advancement (CAMRA) Act: “Internet companies care deeply about the safety and well-being of their users and welcome scientific research on this important issue funded through the CAMRA Act. Read more »

Statement Supporting The Bipartisan CyberTipline Modernization Act

IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll released the following statement in support of the CyberTipline Modernization Act.

Internet Association Signs Pledge To America’s Workers

Washington, DC – Internet Association today will sign the Pledge to America’s Workers at a White House event, and commit to providing over 100,000 opportunities for on-the-job training, continuing education, and work-based learning programs over a 5-year period. This is part of a continued industry-wide effort to develop an American workforce that is prepared for Read more »

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Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the the following statement in support of the Children and Media Research Advancement (CAMRA) Act: “Internet companies care deeply about the safety and well-being of their users and welcome scientific research on this important issue funded through the CAMRA Act. Read more »

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