Monthly Archives: August 2016

date icon August 31, 2016 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Responds To Post-Hearing Questions On ICANN

Michael Beckerman, President and CEO of the Internet Association, responded today to post-hearing questions from Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) following his participation in a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Hearing regarding the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)’s plan to transition oversight of the domain name system to a multistakeholder model.

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date icon August 16, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement on Fair Use

Internet Association President & CEO, Michael Beckerman, issued a statement for the record in regards to the House Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Trade Hearing on Expanding U.S. Digital Trade and Eliminating Barriers to U.S. Digital Exports.

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date icon August 4, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement in Support of the DOJ Decision on Consent Decrees

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement in support of the DOJ’s decision to close its review of consent decrees…

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date icon August 3, 2016 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Hires Chief Economist

The Internet Association announced today that Dr. Christopher Hooton has joined the organization as Chief Economist. Hooton comes to the Internet Association from the World Bank, where he was a researcher and advisor on a variety of economic studies and analyses.

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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

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