The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (“i2Coaltion”) is among several leading technology industry organizations asking both House E&C Committee and House Judiciary Committee leadership to oppose H.R. 8454, a new bill would have unintended consequences that run contrary to its stated intension of preventing online child sexual exploitation.
The i2Coalition is the voice for businesses that build the Internet. This includes cloud providers, data centers, domain registrars, registries, and other foundational Internet enterprises. Members of our industry are committed to combating online child exploitation, and we welcome the opportunity to work with members of the House to address these concerns.
The following letter outlines the myriad ways in which H.R. 8454 will impair lawful speech, threaten the privacy of law-abiding citizens, limit innovation, and hinder law enforcement’s efforts against online child exploitation.2020-10-01-Industry-Letter-on-H.R.-8454