date icon June 19, 2014 category icon News, Statements

Statement Regarding the Recent U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Bad Patents

The Internet Association’s President and CEO, Michael Beckerman issues the following statement regarding the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank: “It is well known that patent trolls aggressively litigate vague and overly broad patents, abuse the court system for financial gain, and stifle innovation and economic growth…

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date icon June 19, 2014 category icon ICYMI, News

ICYMI- Net neutrality protection stressed by S.F., Seattle mayors

Since the seeds of it were planted at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency decades ago, the Internet has thrived because of its openness and equality of access. It has spurred great innovation, while providing a level playing field for its users. It allows everyone the same chance to interact, to participate, to compete.

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date icon June 19, 2014 category icon News, Press Releases, Videos

VIDEO: The Internet Association and Sen. John Thune Highlight Sioux Falls Internet Success Stories

Washington, D.C. — The Internet Association recently stopped by Sioux Falls, South Dakota with Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and FCC Commissioners Ajit Pai and Mike O’Rielly to meet local business owners who rely on the Internet for their businesses to operate and thrive.

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date icon June 17, 2014 category icon News, Statements

Statement on Net Neutrality Proposals

The Internet Association supports an open Internet, which empowers consumer choice and fosters innovation. The Internet is a hotbed of innovation, economic growth, and job creation. It should remain free of artificial hindrances that create discriminatory fast lanes and slow lanes.

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date icon June 16, 2014 category icon News, Press Releases

The Internet Association Hires New Communications Director

The Internet Association, the trade association representing the leading global Internet companies, announced today that Noah Theran has joined the organization as Communications Director.

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date icon June 14, 2014 category icon ICYMI, News, Op-Eds

ICYMI- Guest commentary: State leaders should encourage innovation, not kill it

In Case You Missed It, through AB 2293, the insurance industry is attempting to keep the money they’ve accepted from drivers’ personal premiums, while at the same time removing their liability to pay claims. Insurance companies don’t want to go through the legal process with the Department of Insurance to change their policies, so instead they are trying to change the law to their own benefit.

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date icon June 13, 2014 category icon News, Statements

The Internet Association Responds to FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Announcement on Internet Interconnection

Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association’s President and CEO, Michael Beckerman issues the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) announced enhanced review of Internet interconnection issues…

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date icon June 9, 2014 category icon News, Press Releases

The Internet Association Urges Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to Lift the Cease-and-Desist order against Uber and Lyft

Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association today wrote Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark Herring urging them to immediately rescind the cease-and-desist order filed by DMV Commissioner Richard Holcomb against Internet Association member companies Uber and Lyft.

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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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