date icon November 29, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement Supporting Senate Passage of the Consumer Review Fairness Act

Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the passage of the “Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016” in the U.S. Senate.

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date icon November 17, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement On New FTC Sharing Economy Report

Internet Association General Counsel Abigail Slater issued the following statement on the release of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) sharing economy report.

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date icon November 14, 2016 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Releases Policy Roadmap For New Administration, Congress

Today the Internet Association released a policy roadmap detailing opportunities for the incoming administration and Congress to enable continued growth and success in the internet ecosystem, and in turn, the U.S. economy.

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date icon November 7, 2016 category icon Statements

Statement On New Hidden Taxes On The Ballot in California Cities

Robert Callahan, California Executive Director of the Internet Association, issued the following statement ahead of tomorrow’s vote on Measure K1 in Alameda, and Measure K in Watsonville.

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date icon November 2, 2016 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association and 11 Other Tech Organizations File Amicus Brief In Support of Inter Partes Review In Aqua Products Case

Today, the Internet Association, along with the Computer & Communications Industry Association, Dell, Garmin, Intel, Red Hat, Samsung, SAP America, SAS Institute, The Software & Information Industry Association, Symmetry, and Vizio, filed an amicus brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in the Aqua Products, Inc. case supporting the U.S. Patent Office’s (PTO) efforts to improve patent quality.

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date icon November 1, 2016 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association and Consumer Technology Association File Amicus Brief In Support Of Uber

Today, the Internet Association and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) filed an amicus brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in support of Uber Technologies, Inc. and the validity of mobile contracts.

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date icon November 1, 2016 category icon Other

SOPA: Still A Bad Idea

Five years after one of the most heated internet policy debates of the 21st century, a new report claims that Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)-style website blocking isn’t such a bad idea after all. We disagree.

The new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) claims that requiring internet service providers to block websites that host questionably legal content can prevent piracy. This analysis, and the public policy outcomes for which it advocates, are deeply flawed for a number of reasons.

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Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement in response to Senator Brian Schatz’s (D-HI) introduction of the Data Care Act of 2018: “As Ranking Member of the Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet Subcommittee, Sen. Schatz has played a thoughtful leadership role on a range of technology policy…

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