Ari Giovenco

CLBR #260: IA’s Ari Giovenco on Digital Trade Under Trump

Internet Association’s Ari Giovenco on Digital Trade Under Trump Digital Trade 2017 Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Signed February 4, 2016. Parties: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States (until 23 January 2017) and Vietnam. US withdrew January 13, 2017 Resources: Transpacific Partnership (TPP): Background Materials – Cyber Report (Apr.…

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Tech Giants Come to Defense of Net Neutrality

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai sat down with the leadership of the Internet Association, which touts itself as the only trade association that exclusively represents leading global internet companies on matters of public policy, on the issues of Net Neutrality, privacy and TCPA. A summarized by the association, IA expressed its “vigorous support” for the Open…

Western Nations Refuse to Accept ITU Net Proposal: Has Cyber Cold War Begun?

Western Nations Refuse to Accept Divided ITU Proposal Has Cyber Cold War Begun? Ignoring repeated objections from the United States, Canada and EU nations, the International Telecommunications Union continued to press forward at the World Conference on International Telecommunication (WICT-12) with a proposal that would open the door to UN regulation of the internet. Despite “resolute” opposition,…