Monthly Archives: October 2016

date icon October 31, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement on the Copyright Office Designated Agent Rule

Ellen Schrantz, Director Government Affairs and Counsel, issued the following statement following the U.S. Copyright Office Designated Agent Final Ruling.’/////////

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date icon October 27, 2016 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association and Capito Highlight Importance of Internet for Parkersburg Small Businesses

Today, the Internet Association, along with Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), visited Parkersburg, West Virginia to meet with small businesses and discuss the importance of the internet in expanding Parkersburg’s economy.

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date icon October 17, 2016 category icon Press Releases

Internet and Technology Industries Call For Strong Digital Trade Provisions As TiSA Negotiations Intensify

Today, the Internet Association, along with ACT | The App Association, BSA | The Software Alliance, Computer and Communications Industry Association, Consumer Technology Association, Internet Infrastructure Coalition, and Information Technology Industry Council, sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman urging him to prioritize digital trade issues in TiSA negotiations.

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date icon October 6, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement On The FTC Study On Patent Trolls

Today, Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement regarding the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) release of a new study on Patent Assertion Entities, otherwise known as patent trolls.

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date icon October 1, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement On The Successful Privatization Of The Internet Domain Name System

Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the successful privatization of the internet domain name system.

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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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