Statement on FTC-Related House Committee on Energy & Commerce Bills

Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the suite of Federal Trade Commission (FTC)-related bills introduced by the House Energy & Commerce subcommittee on Commerce Manufacturing, and Trade:

“The Internet industry welcomes the introduction of the Consumer Review Fairness Act, the Better Online Ticket Sales Act of 2016 (BOTS Act), and the suite of bills modernizing current practice and standards applied by the FTC in consumer protection cases.

Statement on TC Heartland Decision

Washington, D.C. – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement following the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s decision in In re: TC Heartland, LLC: “The Internet Association is disappointed that the Court of Appeals failed to limit the ability of parties to forum shop in patent litigation. Unfortunately, opportunistic Read more »

Statement on House Passage of the Email Privacy Act

Washington, D.C. – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement applauding the House passage of the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699): “The Internet industry applauds House passage of legislation that further safeguards the privacy of Internet users and their digital content. Chairman Bob Goodlatte, Rep. Kevin Yoder, Rep. Jared Polis, and Read more »

TransferWise Joins the Internet Association

BECKERMAN: “TransferWise is a perfect example of how the Internet can be used to increase quality and reduce prices for users worldwide.”   Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association announced today that TransferWise, the innovative international money transfer platform, has joined its growing membership ranks. TransferWise harnesses the power of the Internet to cut the Read more »

Statement on the Email Privacy Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement applauding the House Judiciary Committee passage of The Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699):   “Today’s progress on ECPA reform marks a significant step forward in ongoing efforts to safeguard the privacy of Internet users and their electronically stored content online. The Read more »

Statement on the Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016

Washington, DC – Today, Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement registering the Internet industry’s opposition to the leaked discussion draft of the “Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016.”

DoorDash Joins The Internet Association To Help Small Businesses Grow

Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association announced today the addition of DoorDash to its growing membership…

Statement In Support Of The Trans-Pacific Partnership

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)…

Statement on ICANN Plan to Transition IANA Functions

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the Internet Corporation for Assigned names and Numbers’ (ICANN) plan to transition stewardship of the Internet Assignment Numbers Authority (IANA) from the U.S. Government to the Internet community:   “The Internet Association congratulates the ICANN community on this outcome and the Read more »

Statement on the Digital Attaché Program

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the Department of Commerce’s announcement of the Digital Attaché pilot program…

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Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the suite of Federal Trade Commission (FTC)-related bills introduced by the House Energy & Commerce subcommittee on Commerce Manufacturing, and Trade:

“The Internet industry welcomes the introduction of the Consumer Review Fairness Act, the Better Online Ticket Sales Act of 2016 (BOTS Act), and the suite of bills modernizing current practice and standards applied by the FTC in consumer protection cases.

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