Letter to House Ed & Workforce Committee Urging Changes to FERPA Update

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Internet Association sent a letter to the leadership of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and sponsors of the Student Privacy Protection Act of 2015 (H.R. 3157). The letter calls for revisions to controversial provisions in the Student Privacy Protections Act 2015 (H.R. 3157). The revisions are necessary to safeguard the user data and privacy of students and their families, while creating a strong national standard that the industry can work with.

Video: It’s Time to Stop Patent Trolls

BECKERMAN: “It’s hard to fully appreciate the damage patent trolls inflict on businesses of all sizes. It is time for Congress to solve this problem by passing patent reform legislation this year.”     WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Internet Association released a video featuring Van Lindberg, Rackspace Vice President of Intellectual Property, explaining theRead more »

The Internet Association And Its Members Host After-School All-Stars STEM Summer Camp, Highlight Opportunities Across Tech Industry

This week, the Internet Association, in partnership with several of its member companies, hosted 40 middle school students from low-income communities in New York City and Newark participating in the After School All Star’s STEM CampUS.

Internet Association to File Amicus Brief in Support of Open Internet Rules

Washington, D.C. – Today, as challenges to the FCC’s net neutrality rules work their way through the court system, the Internet Association filed a notice with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that it intends to file an amicus brief in support of the FCC’s Open Internet Order…

Joint Letter on Terrorist Activities Reporting

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Internet Association, Reform Government Surveillance, Internet Commerce Coalition, and the Internet Infrastructure Coalition sent a letter to Senate leadership calling on them to remove the controversial Section 603 from the Intelligence Authorization Bill for Fiscal Year 2016…

Internet Association Files Comments With The Federal Trade Commission On The Sharing Economy

Washington D.C. – The Internet Association submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in response to the FTC’s Sharing Economy Workshop. The comments outline the importance of enacting regulations for the sharing economy that work to protect and promote the interests of consumers and the micro entrepreneurs who benefit from the sharing economy…

Comment on BIS Proposed Rule on Wassenaar Arrangement

Today, the Internet Association called for revisions to proposed Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) rules that would make it more difficult for Internet companies to improve network security…

Statement on the Interconnection Condition of the Charter Merger

Washington, D.C. – Today, Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the interconnection provision of the Charter Merger…

Internet Chairmen and CEOs Send Letter Urging Congress To Pass Strong Patent Reform Legislation

Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairmen and CEOs of America’s leading Internet companies submitted a letter to Congressional House Leadership, urging them to support the Innovation Act, a bill that creates more protections for our nation’s patent holders, while removing the threat of frivolous patent troll litigation…

Internet Industry Calls For Rejection of New York City Council Anti-Innovation Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC – Washington, D.C. – Today, the Internet Association sent a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urging him to reject anti-tech legislation pending in the New York City Council. The bills threaten the growth of technology-driven companies and reduce competition, consumer choice, and serve no public policy interest other than protecting incumbent industries.

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the Internet Association sent a letter to the leadership of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and sponsors of the Student Privacy Protection Act of 2015 (H.R. 3157). The letter calls for revisions to controversial provisions in the Student Privacy Protections Act 2015 (H.R. 3157). The revisions are necessary to safeguard the user data and privacy of students and their families, while creating a strong national standard that the industry can work with.

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