March 14, 2014 | Statements

Statement on NTIA’s Announcement to End Formal Relationship With ICANN

 

Washington, DC — Michael Beckerman, President and CEO of The Internet Association, released the following statement in response to the NTIA’s announcement tonight that it will end its formal relationship with ICANN in 2015:

“The Internet’s decentralized model is key to growth, innovation, freedom, and openness. The continued success of the Internet relies on a borderless platform for communication and information exchange.”

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Statement on President Obama’s Nomination of Robert Holleyman as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative

The Internet Association’s President and CEO, Michael Beckerman, issues the following statement on President Obama’s nomination of Robert Holleyman to the position of Deputy U.S. Trade Representative…

Statement on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Efforts to Improve the Patent Review Process

The Internet Association’s President and CEO, Michael Beckerman, issues the following statement regarding the recent House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s efforts to improve the patent review process…

Announcing E-commerce Company Etsy as Newest Member

Washington, D.C. — The Internet Association today announced that e-commerce company Etsy has joined its growing membership of global Internet industry leaders.

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The Internet Association’s President and CEO, Michael Beckerman, issues the following statement on President Obama’s nomination of Robert Holleyman to the position of Deputy U.S. Trade Representative…

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