date icon September 30, 2013 category icon Letters

The Internet Association Signs Letter Supporting Congressional Transparency Legislation

The Internet Association signs letter supporting transparency legislation in Congress.

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date icon September 23, 2013 category icon Statements

The Internet Association Statement Regarding Chairman Goodlatte’s Patent Reform Discussion Draft

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Michael Beckerman, President and CEO of The Internet Association, released the following statement today regarding U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s introduction of draft patent reform legislation:

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date icon September 22, 2013 category icon ICYMI, News, Op-Eds

ICYMI- Miami-Dade Taxi Market Needs Competition

Miami has some of the most restrictive and anti-competitive transportation laws in the nation.

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date icon September 22, 2013 category icon News, Op-Eds

Patent Trolls Damage Innovation Here and Across the Country

There’s a growing and pernicious threat facing Connecticut’s businesses: Patent trolls. Using the threat of litigation, patent trolls are targeting an increasingly broad array of businesses – moving on from just technology companies to Main Street businesses – and sucking billions out of the economy while doing it.

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date icon September 19, 2013 category icon News, Press Releases, Videos

The Internet Association Marks One-Year Anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Internet Association, the unified voice of the Internet economy, marks its one-year anniversary today. The IA has enjoyed rapid growth during its first year, doubling its membership since its launch. The association represents the interests of leading global Internet companies including Airbnb, Amazon.com, AOL, ebay, Expedia, Facebook, Gilt, Google, IAC, LinkedIn, Monster Worldwide, Path, Practice Fusion, Rackspace, reddit, Salesforce.com, SurveyMonkey, TripAdvisor, Uber Technologies, Inc., Yahoo!, and Zynga.

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date icon September 17, 2013 category icon ICYMI, News

ICYMI- In Pictures: Where Do Major U.S. Corporations Stand In The Immigration Debate?

In Case You Missed It, While major U.S. companies complain about shortages of skilled workers and restricted access to visas thousands of undocumented immigrants from Mexico and Central America continue to clandestinely cross unguarded sections of the U.S.’s southern border.

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date icon September 9, 2013 category icon News, Press Releases

The Internet Association Welcomes Uber Technologies, Inc.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internet Association, the unified voice of the Internet economy, is pleased to announce that Uber has joined its growing membership alongside global industry leaders such as Airbnb, Amazon.com, AOL, ebay, Expedia, Facebook, Gilt, Google, IAC, LinkedIn, Monster Worldwide, Path, Practice Fusion, Rackspace, reddit, salesforce.com, SurveyMonkey, TripAdvisor, Yahoo!, and Zynga.

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date icon September 6, 2013 category icon ICYMI, News

ICYMI- New Jersey Firm Stands up to Patent Trolls

In Case You Missed It, a South Plainfield company received notice it was being sued by a Florida law firm alleging six instances of patent infringement and filed a counterclaim alleging the lawsuit was ‘frivolous.’ ‘baseless’ and a ‘sham’.

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date icon September 6, 2013 category icon ICYMI, News, Op-Eds

ICYMI- Editorial: Patent Trolls Sap Money, Time from Legitimate Businesses

In Case You Missed It, patent trolls — or non-practicing entities, as they are termed in the legal world — avoid tangling with major companies and go after small end users.

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date icon September 4, 2013 category icon ICYMI, News

ICYMI- Anti-Patent Troll Campaign Targets Vermont

In Case You Missed It, Vermont hardly stands out as a hotbed for so-called “patent trolls” compared to the rest of the country. But the state’s senior senator, governor and attorney general have made their voices heard in a national conversation that’s getting louder.

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Holladay, UT – Internet Association (IA) and Congressman John Curtis (R-UT-3) today will tour small businesses and community organizations in Holladay, UT as part of an “Internet Community Crawl” to discuss how local businesses, nonprofits, and community groups use the internet to expand and succeed. “The local business community and residents of Holladay – like…

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