We seek business clarity on digital trade and the preservation of open markets.
Global trade meant the exchange of physical goods like steel and lumber for decades, but now more of these goods are digital.
In 2016, U.S. exports of ICT-enabled service exports, not including digital goods, totaled $404 billion. (Source: U.S. International Trade Commission, Global Digital Trade 1: Market Opportunities and Key Foreign Trade Restrictions, Publication Number: 4716, Investigation Number: 332-561, August 2017) The U.S. had a trade digitally-enabled service surplus with Europe of $74 billion with $185 billion of exports and $111 billion in imports.
Internet infrastructure services have created unparalleled access to goods, information, and services, providing a level playing field for businesses around the world to access global markets. (Source: Pg 25, AmCham, “EU THE TRANSATLANTIC ECONOMY 2018 – Annual Survey of Jobs, Trade and Investment between the United States and Europe”)
Recent Updates On Trade Policy
Sharing our experiences and best practices benefits the entire domain industry and creates a better Internet. The Best Practices by […]
This article originally appeared on CircleID. By Christian Dawson, Executive Director, i2Coalition With the backlash against tech companies gaining steam, we’ve […]
The i2Coalition welcomes the digital chapter in the USMCA. Read a statement from David Snead, i2Coalition co-founder and policy working group chair.
Legislative business was held up at the beginning of 2019 with border wall discussions & negotiations to reopen the government, but there were significant outcomes including the re-organization of House and Senate committees and a handful of confirmation hearings in the Senate, including the hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee for U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr.
The Internet is central to our contemporary lives, and yet it defies simple explanation. This explainer video gives a bird’s eye view of the Internet and how infrastructure is what essentially connects us all.
i2Coalition co-founder and cPanel general counsel David Snead talks about the upcoming roundtables on privacy shield and transatlantic data flows, and other industry initiatives.
Transatlantic Dialogues is an important three-part discussion series on the future of personal data protection on both sides of the […]
Washington DC; January 22nd, 2018 – The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) and eco: Association of the Internet Industry are announcing […]
i2Coalition has joined Dontwreckthe.net, a joint campaign to raise awareness around these issues before the EU Parliament’s final vote in March.
Today we are joined by Dave Allen, Vice President of Operations and Strategy at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. In October, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure joined the i2Coalition, so we are happy to welcome them.
Monica Sanders, i2Coalition Policy Director and Christian Dawson review an eventful 2018 and look forward to 2019.
“The president of France essentially said that self-regulation didn’t work and they would be imposing regulation to “fix the bad stuff on the Internet.” That kind of statement from a major power is deeply worrying.”