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date icon February 12, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On The Announcement of Ofcom As An Online Regulator

London, UK – Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director at Internet Association released the following statement on the government’s announcement of Ofcom as an online regulator: “Internet companies are committed to working with government to achieve our shared goals of keeping people safe online and ensuring that the internet continues to deliver benefits to the economy… Read more

date icon February 6, 2020 category icon Statements

Statement On UK’s Announcement Of Priority Areas For Free Trade Agreements

London, UK – Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director issued the following statement following the announcement of the UK’s negotiating priorities for free trade agreements with other nations: “Internet Association welcomes today’s announcement on the UK government’s priority areas for a US trade deal. It is encouraging to see a strong focus on the digital sector… Read more

date icon February 1, 2020 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Announces Leadership Changes, Michael Beckerman To Move In-House

Washington, DC — Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman announced today his intention to depart from the organization on February 29 to lead policy and government relations internally at an internet company. Beckerman has served as IA’s President & CEO since its founding in 2012. IA, the unified voice of the internet economy, is… Read more

date icon January 19, 2020 category icon Press Releases

New Research Reveals Impact Of The Internet Economy Across The Whole Of The UK

“These figures highlight the true value of the internet sector to communities across all corners of the UK. Whether it’s a few dozen jobs in Rhondda or thousands in London, Manchester, Leeds and beyond, the internet is helping drive the UK economy.” Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director London, UK – The internet is an economic… Read more

date icon December 19, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Over Two Thirds Of Brits Will Shop Online To Find Their Gifts This Christmas, A New Poll Reveals Today

“Using the internet to do Christmas shopping is just one way in which the internet enriches lives. Being able to easily browse products and compare, look at the reviews and share thoughts with friends and family online helps consumers make better choices.” — Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director London, UK – The new research, commissioned… Read more

date icon November 15, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New IA Research Shows Big Benefits From UK Internet Economy, But Regional Differences

“The next government should make it a priority to ensure every corner of the UK equally shares the benefits that the internet brings to the economy and society. We believe that there is a fantastic opportunity for government and industry to work together to continue to boost the internet sector in the UK…” Daniel Dyball,… Read more

date icon September 17, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Analysis Shows The Internet Has Never Been More Popular As A Tool For Learning Among UK School Children

“Internet companies continue to create benefits to society every day through innovative products and services that are helping children learn and develop. Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director London, UK – The internet has never been more popular as a tool for learning among UK school children, new analysis shows today. The figures, prepared by Internet… Read more

date icon August 19, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Eight Out Of Ten British Holidaymakers Now Rely On Online Customer Reviews When Booking Holidays, New Research Reveals

London, UK – Online reviews were as important to Britons planning their holidays this summer as remembering to pack their toothbrush or cancel the milk, a new poll reveals. The figures come from an exclusive new polling commissioned by Internet Association found that:  Eight out of ten British holidaymakers now rely on online customer reviews… Read more

date icon July 4, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Companies Call For Further Scrutiny Of Online Harms White Paper Before Introducing Legislation

“The White Paper is a real opportunity to get regulation right. Our submission today marks the beginning of a constructive process with government. ” Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director Longdon, UK – Internet Association (IA) today submitted a formal consultation response to the government’s Online Harms White Paper. The response details the industry’s commitment to… Read more

date icon May 30, 2019 category icon Press Releases

Internet Companies Detail Concerns With Online Harms White Paper

London, UK – INTERNET COMPANIES have today outlined a number of ways in which the government’s Online Harms White Paper can be improved. In a new submission to government, Internet Association (IA) sets out how the plans as currently constituted could hold back the British tech sector, worsen the quality of internet services for ordinary… Read more

date icon April 8, 2019 category icon Statements

Statement On The Release Of The UK Government’s Online Harms White Paper

London, UK – IA UK Executive Director Daniel Dyball released the following statement on the release of the DCMS Online Harms White Paper: “The internet industry is committed to working together with government and civil society to ensure the UK is a safe place to be online. But to do this, we need proposals that… Read more

date icon March 14, 2019 category icon Press Releases

New Research Reveals How The Internet Adds £45bn To GDP, 400,000 Jobs To UK Economy

London, UK – The Internet is an economic powerhouse that is driving the UK economy through jobs, businesses and output, new Internet Association analysis reveals today. The internet economy contributes approximately 400,000 jobs, 80,000 businesses, and £45 billion in Gross Value Added to the UK’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). These equate to about 1.2% of UK… Read more

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London, UK – Daniel Dyball, UK Executive Director at Internet Association released the following statement on the government’s announcement of Ofcom as an online regulator: “Internet companies are committed to working with government to achieve our shared goals of keeping people safe online and ensuring that the internet continues to deliver benefits to the economy… Read more

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