Washington, D.C. – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on encryption…
Monthly Archives: November 2015
Today, the Internet Association sent a letter to Katherine Westerlund Policy Chief of the Student and Exchange Visitor Program for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, to offer support and feedback for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) proposed changes to the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program.
ALBANY, NY – On Monday, the Internet Association joined the CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity, Visit Buffalo-Niagara, and the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired to launch the “New Yorkers for Ridesharing” coalition and call for state legislators to bring Internet-based ridesharing platforms back to upstate New York.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Internet Association filed an amicus brief in U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit in support of the FCC’s orders supporting local communities’ efforts to bring broadband to their citizens. The states of North Carolina and Tennessee ask the court to prevent the Commission from executing its statutory obligation to promote broadband services and remove barriers to broadband deployment.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the FCC’s decision not to regulate edge providers…
Today, the Internet Association announced the addition of Dusty Brighton, who joins the organization as the Vice President of State Government Affairs. Brighton’s efforts will focus on advocating for pro-Internet policies at the state and local levels across the country.
Washington, DC – IA Vice President, Federal Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the introduction of the Stopping Harmful Image Exploitation and Limiting Distribution Act (SHIELD Act) in the House of Representatives, which would criminalize the distribution of non-consensual intimate imagery (NCII): “The internet industry urges the immediate passage the SHIELD Act… Read more