"Washington, D.C. – Today, Robert Callahan, The Internet Association’s California Executive Director, issues the following statement on the recent compromise to keep ridesharing in California…
Monthly Archives: August 2014
"In Case You Missed It, Internet startups may be new to the political process, but the larger tech industry is not.
"In Case You Missed It, just as Silicon Valley is a hotbed for innovation, Sacramento is a hotbed for regulation. Those two impulses are clashing now over a new generation of tech companies that uses smartphone apps to connect ride-seekers with drivers.
"Washington, D.C. – As Congress continues to look for ways to grow the economy, Sen. Cory Booker recently sat down with The Internet Association at the “Small Business Tech and Social Innovation Forum” to discuss how innovation online drives economic growth and opportunity for Americans.
"In Case You Missed It, network neutrality impacts the triple aim—improving quality and the patient experience, reducing costs, and improving population health—because virtually all of the information collected in these areas is transmitted through some type of Internet service provider.
"In Case You Missed It, the Internet plays a large role in positioning California as the world’s eighth largest economy. California reaps the benefits of the Internet economy on a daily basis; these benefits are felt statewide, far beyond Silicon Valley.
"Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association’s President and CEO, Michael Beckerman, issues the following statement on recent developments to allow ridesharing in Virginia:
"WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, The Internet Association, the unified voice of the Internet economy, welcomed Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) as its 27th member, joining other major internet companies to forge a common voice in advancing public policy solutions to strengthen and protect Internet freedom, foster innovation and economic growth, and empower users.
"In Case You Missed It, in cities across America, a sizzling tech sector is fueling an urban renaissance. As the digital revolution broadens and deepens, tech has emerged as a mighty force creating jobs, spurring redevelopment of once-blighted urban cores, and giving cities an economic and cultural jolt.