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
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.”
The i2Coalition has announced the results of its 2019 elections for the Board of Directors and Board leadership roles. As […]
On December 6th, the Australian Internet Parliament formally passed the “Assistance and Access Bill.” This package includes a series of […]
For Internet infrastructure community leaders looking to get involved in the governance of the Internet, critical leadership roles are open for nomination.
A Section 230 Rewrite, Midterm Results, and Human Rights Concerns: November-December 2018 Legislative Update
After midterms, Congress is headed into an abbreviated lame-duck session and a season of more potential reshuffling in the Executive Branch.