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 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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