Monthly Archives: April 2017

date icon April 26, 2017 category icon Statements

Statement on FCC Chairman Pai’s Proposed Net Neutrality Plan

Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement in response to the net neutrality plan announced today by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.

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date icon April 17, 2017 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Files Amicus Brief With California Supreme Court In Support Of Intermediary Liability Protections

BECKERMAN: “Protecting users’ right to free speech online is essential to preserving a dynamic economy, a free and open internet, and our First Amendment rights.”   Washington, DC – Today, Internet Association, along with the Consumer Technology Association, filed an amicus brief with the California Supreme Court in Hassel v. Bird in support of Yelp… Read more

date icon April 14, 2017 category icon Videos

Michael Beckerman Appears On Bloomberg Technology To Discuss Net Neutrality

IA President and CEO Michael Beckerman appeared on Bloomberg Technology yesterday to outline the internet industry’s position on net neutrality.  In the segment Beckerman defended the 2015 open internet order, which created strong, enforceable net neutrality rules. These rules promote competition, protect consumers, and preserve the free and open internet. You can watch the full… Read more

date icon April 12, 2017 category icon Statements

Internet Association FCC Ex Parte Filing

By ECFS Ms. Marlene H. Dortch Secretary Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street, S.W. Washington, DC  20554 4/11/2017 Re: Notice of Ex Parte Presentation, GN Docket No. 14-28, WC Docket No. 16-106; CG Docket No. 02-278 Dear Ms. Dortch: Michael Beckerman, President and CEO, and Abigail Slater, General Counsel, of the Internet Association (IA) met… Read more

date icon April 9, 2017 category icon Statements

Statement On The Newly Announced New York State Budget Deal

Internet Association New York State Executive Director John Olsen released the following statement on the newly announced New York State budget deal.

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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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