IIA supports the executive order’s aim of protecting consumers and promoting competition in the American economy. We do hope, however, that the Biden Administration recognizes the highly-competitive nature of the U.S. broadband industry, which has resulted in our nation having some of the fastest, most resilient networks in the world.
The Internet Innovation Alliance warmly congratulates Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on being named acting FCC Chair. We look forward to continuing to work closely with her to advance universal broadband and on solving the Homework Gap, among other critical national challenges.
The Internet Innovation Alliance congratulates Nathan Simington on his Senate confirmation to the Federal Communications Commission. We look forward to working with Commissioner Simington on current issues, together seeking to improve the internet ecosystem for all Americans.
The Internet Innovation Alliance applauds the House Energy & Commerce Committee staff for digging-in on the important issue of privacy in a serious, bipartisan fashion. Comprehensive, preemptive federal privacy legislation is a critical priority for consumers, entrepreneurs, and innovators.
Today, the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) filed comments in the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Fifteenth Broadband Deployment Report proceeding under Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act. IIA states that “the underlying trends in broadband deployment are overwhelmingly positive” while noting the gaps that remain and the urgency of addressing them.
IIA released a survey and white paper showing that Millennial Americans — like older generations — are concerned about the privacy of their online information and whether online technology and social media companies are taking the appropriate steps to safeguard the personal information of consumers.