Monthly Archives: May 2017

date icon May 30, 2017 category icon Press Releases

Internet Association Files Comments With USPTO On PTAB And Patent Trolls

Internet Association submitted comments today to the USPTO in response to the USPTO’s PTAB Procedural Reform Initiative.

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date icon May 27, 2017 category icon Statements

Statement On Newly Proposed Transportation Regulatory Scheme In Nevada

Internet Association Director Robert Callahan issued the following statement on newly proposed transportation regulatory scheme in Nevada that would potentially eliminate ridesharing services in the state.

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date icon May 23, 2017 category icon Statements

Statement On The BROWSER Act

Internet Association Vice President of Public Affairs & Communications Noah Theran issued the following statement on the BROWSER Act.

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date icon May 23, 2017 category icon Statements

Statement On The Nomination Of Vishal Amin As U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC)

Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the nomination of Vishal Amin as U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC).

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date icon May 22, 2017 category icon Statements

Statement On The Supreme Court’s Decision In TC Heartland

Internet Association General Counsel Abigail Slater issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in the TC Heartland patent venue case.

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date icon May 18, 2017 category icon Press Releases

Statement On FCC Net Neutrality NPRM Vote

Today, Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement following following the FCC’s vote to begin a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) process to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order.

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date icon May 16, 2017 category icon Statements

Statement On Illinois “Right to Know” Act (HB 2774) And Geolocation Privacy Protection Act (HB 3449)

Internet Association Vice President of State Government Affairs Dustin Brighton released the following statement on Illinois “Right to Know” Act (HB 2774) and Geolocation Privacy Legislation (HB 3449)

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date icon May 16, 2017 category icon Letters

New Letter Outlines Digital Trade Priorities for USTR

Today, Internet Association sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer outlining the internet industry’s digital trade priorities

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date icon May 11, 2017 category icon Statements

Statement On The Confirmation Of Robert Lighthizer As United States Trade Representative

Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the confirmation of Robert Lighthizer as United States Trade Representative.

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date icon May 10, 2017 category icon Statements

Statement On Reports Of Threats And Hateful Speech In The Net Neutrality Debate

Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on reports of threats and hateful speech in the net neutrality debate.

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date icon May 9, 2017 category icon Statements

Statement On The Marketplace Tax Included In Minnesota’s Budget Bill

Internet Association Vice President of State Government Affairs Dustin Brighton released the following statement on the marketplace tax language included in Minnesota’s budget bill.

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date icon May 1, 2017 category icon Press Releases

Joint Statement With ITI On Founding Of Congressional Digital Trade Caucus

ITI and Internet Association today applauded a bipartisan group of lawmakers who joined together to launch the congressional Digital Trade Caucus, which will serve to inform their colleagues on the powerful role digital trade plays in powering the U.S. economy.

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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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