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date icon October 4, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Importance Of Encryption

Washington, DC — Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the importance of encryption: “The internet industry has great respect for the role law enforcement plays in keeping children safe. Internet companies are proud to do our part by investing in programs and initiatives to work with law enforcement and… Read more

date icon November 22, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On The Australian Parliament’s Telecommunication and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018

IA Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the following statement today on The Australian Parliament’s Assistance and Access Bill 2018.

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date icon June 7, 2018 category icon Statements

Statement On The Reintroduction Of The ENCRYPT Act

Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the reintroduction of the Encrypt Act.

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date icon June 15, 2017 category icon Press Releases

New Economic Study Highlights Dangers Of Data Breaches & Need For Strong Encryption

IA today released new economic research detailing the integral role of encryption in protecting American interests.

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date icon April 11, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement on the Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016

Washington, DC – Today, Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement registering the Internet industry’s opposition to the leaked discussion draft of the “Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016.”

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date icon March 3, 2016 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association, CCIA, and i2Coalition Filed Amicus in Apple Case

Today, the Internet Association, along with CCIA, i2Coalition, and individual Internet companies, will file an amicus brief supporting Apple’s opposition to the government’s unlawful request that it build a special program to undermine the iPhone’s security protocols.

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date icon February 29, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement on the McCaul-Warner Proposal

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the introduction of the McCaul-Warner legislation to establish a commission on encryption…

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date icon February 18, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement on Device Security

Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued a statement on efforts to weaken device security.

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date icon February 10, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement on the Introduction of the ENCRYPT Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the introduction of the ENCRYPT Act.

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date icon November 23, 2015 category icon Statements

Statement on Encryption

Washington, D.C. – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on encryption…

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date icon July 8, 2015 category icon Statements

Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee Encryption Hearing

Washington, D.C. – Abigail Slater, Internet Association Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Policy, issued the following statement on today’s Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, Going Dark: Encryption, Technology, and the Balance Between Public Safety and Privacy…

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date icon May 19, 2015 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Signs On To Letter To President Obama Affirming Benefits Of Strong Encryption Technology

Today, the Internet Association, along with a number of civil society organizations, technology companies, trade associations, and security and policy experts, submitted a letter to President Obama calling for the White House to reject any proposal that requires U.S. technology companies to weaken encryption standards on devices and services in order to maintain the capability to decrypt customer data at the government’s request.

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Washington, DC – IA Director, Trade Policy Jordan Haas released the following statement in response to the Department Of Homeland Security (DHS) report on counterfeit and pirated goods: “The internet industry works to ensure consumers are protected from counterfeit goods and partners with brands to protect their intellectual property. IA members have clear anti-counterfeiting policies,… Read more

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