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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Internet Association Files Amicus Brief With 14 Organizations And Individuals To Oppose A Delay In The IANA Transition

Today, the Internet Association, along with Internet Infrastructure Coalition, Internet Society, Computer & Communication Industry Association, NetChoice, Mozilla, Packet Clearing House, ACT|The App Association, American Registry for Internet Numbers, Information Technology Industry Council, Access Now, Andrew Sullivan, Dr. Ted Hardie, Jari Arkko, and Alissa Cooper, filed an amicus brief in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas opposing a request from the States of Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma, and Nevada that the Court grant a temporary restraining order to delay the IANA transition. The groups and individuals joined in the brief represent the innovators and architects of the internet, who rely on the healthy functioning of a global and open internet.

Upwork Joins The Internet Association

The Internet Association today announced Upwork as its 40th member. Upwork, the world’s largest freelancing website, helps businesses get more done by making it simple, quick and cost-effective for them to find the right talent for projects requiring specialized skills. Freelance professionals and other small businesses earn more than $1 billion from their clients per year via Upwork.

Internet Association Releases Study on the Effects of NYC Hotel Boom on Permanent Housing

The Internet Association today released a study detailing the interplay of hotel growth and residential housing stock in New York City over the past six years.

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Today, the Internet Association, along with Internet Infrastructure Coalition, Internet Society, Computer & Communication Industry Association, NetChoice, Mozilla, Packet Clearing House, ACT|The App Association, American Registry for Internet Numbers, Information Technology Industry Council, Access Now, Andrew Sullivan, Dr. Ted Hardie, Jari Arkko, and Alissa Cooper, filed an amicus brief in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas opposing a request from the States of Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma, and Nevada that the Court grant a temporary restraining order to delay the IANA transition. The groups and individuals joined in the brief represent the innovators and architects of the internet, who rely on the healthy functioning of a global and open internet.

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