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 clip above or on Bloomberg.com.
Statement Announcing Intention To Intervene In Judicial Action To Preserve Net Neutrality Protections
Washington, DC — Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the publication of the “Restoring Internet Freedom Order” that will gut net neutrality protections for consumers, startups, and other stakeholders: “The final version of Chairman Pai’s rule, as expected, dismantles popular net neutrality protections for consumers. This rule defies the Read more »
Albany, NY — John Olsen, Internet Association Executive Director for the State of New York, issued the following statement on Gov. Cuomo’s online election advertising proposal: “Internet Association commends Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers for starting a discussion about how to ensure greater transparency in online election advertising. IA is working with Federal policymakers on Read more »
IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the election of Rep. Jerry Nadler as Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee: “The internet industry congratulates Rep. Nadler on his election as Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee. Rep. Nadler has a long track record of leadership on internet issues and Read more »