February 24, 2016 | News, Statements

Statement on Dr. Carla D. Hayden’s Nomination as Librarian of Congress

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement in support of Dr. Carla D. Hayden’s nomination to be the next Librarian of Congress:

“The Internet Association congratulates Dr. Carla D. Hayden on her nomination as the next Librarian of Congress. With her varied and extensive experience providing library services to diverse stakeholders, Dr. Hayden has demonstrated the skills needed to ensure that the Library of Congress truly is the nation’s library. Specifically, her past work updating library systems for the digital age are exactly the skills needed to modernize the digital infrastructure at the Library of Congress. We look forward to her leadership and partnership in shaping a digital future for the U.S. Copyright Office and the Library of Congress more broadly.”

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Statement On The Announcement Of Ajit Pai To Serve As FCC Chairman

Washington, DC– Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the announcement of Ajit Pai to serve as Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman: “I have enjoyed working with Chairman Pai over the years and while he doesn’t always agree with our industry on every issue, he is both thoughtful and willing Read more »

2017 Inauguration Stats from Airbnb and HomeAway

Americans flooded our nation’s capital this weekend for events surrounding President Donald Trump’s inauguration. One thing was clear: internet-enabled home sharing platforms are an increasingly important option for travelers looking to find accommodations in DC and around the country.

Virtuous Circle: Fireside Chat with Secretary of State John Kerry

E.B. Boyd from Fast Company sits down with Secretary of State John Kerry to talk about Russian election hacking, cyber security, importance of diplomat fluency in tech, and how the US supports tech around the world. 0:28 – Russia DNC Hacking and Election Integrity 7:15 – US response to cyber hacking 12:00 – Role of Read more »

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Washington, DC– Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the announcement of Ajit Pai to serve as Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman: “I have enjoyed working with Chairman Pai over the years and while he doesn’t always agree with our industry on every issue, he is both thoughtful and willing Read more »

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