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99% of employers recommend hiring a veteran

Link: 99% of employers recommend hiring a veteran

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The Supreme Court, Copyright, And Textbooks: Highest Court Hears Oral Arguments Regarding the Resale of Textbooks

As college students, many of us experienced purchasing expensive textbooks each semester only to resell them either back to our college bookstore or nowadays to unknown third parties via an online platform for some extra cash.  Though this is a common practice for college students, most students are probably unaware of how they are legally… Read more

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Internet Economy Soars As U.S. Makes Economic Recovery

The Internet is one of the fastest growing sectors of the U.S. economy.  Coming off of the Internet 2012 Bus Tour, we witnessed first hand the Internet’s positive impact on small businesses across America from farms to a local jewelry store.  In this week’s town hall style presidential debate, stakes ran high as President Obama… Read more

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Final Recap (Days 8 and 9): Internet 2012 Bus Tour (Danville, Kentucky)

Though the Internet 2012 Bus Tour came to an end, you can re-live the last couple of days of the tour with our final recap. From St. Louis to Kentucky, we made time to participate in one more panel along side Fark founder Drew Curtis and Reddit’s Alexis and Erik.    And for our grand… Read more

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Day 7 Recap: Internet 2012 Bus Tour (St. Louis, MO)

In St. Louis, The Internet Association (“ The IA”) took a different approach in getting to know the city and its businesses with a business crawl!  The IA identified thriving businesses in St. Louis to visit, which made for a fun-filled day.  If you’re ever in St. Louis make sure to stop by the following… Read more

date icon October 9, 2012 category icon

Weekend Recap: The Internet 2012 Bus Tour (Lincoln, NE, Des Moines, IA, Kansas City, MO)

After a long weekend, The IA is back with its weekend recap.  Here’s what you missed. Day 3 For its first stop in America’s heartland, The IA visited the University of Nebraska- Lincoln’s (“UNL”) campus.  UNL students are impressive as we learn about their foray into entrepreneurship and building start-ups through public and private partnerships. … Read more

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Day 2 Recap: The Internet 2012 Bus Tour (Boulder, CO)

Coming off successful events in Denver, The IA made its way to Boulder to tour and learn about its thriving start-up community. But, first– the unveiling of the Internet 2012 bus! The bus’s half-red/half blue-colored exterior with QR code logo accents looks spectacular and is rivaled by the interior which is decked out with couches,… Read more

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The IA Hits the Road on 2012 Internet Bus Tour: Day 1 Recap (Denver Stop)

Yesterday, the Internet Association teamed up with Politico for its inaugural event of Reddit’s Internet 2012 Bus Tour!  After The IA’s President & CEO Michael Beckerman opened the Presidential Debate Preview event, Politico’s editorial team jumped right into one-on-one sit-downs with Obama 2012 Senior Campaign Adviser Robert Gibbs, Romney’s National Counsel Ben Ginsberg, Denver Mayor Michael B…. Read more

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Register: 2012 Presidential Debate Preview Breakfast in Denver

Link: Register: 2012 Presidential Debate Preview Breakfast in Denver Hear live from Obama campaign’s Robert Gibbs and Romney campaign’s Ben Ginsberg. Got any questions for them? Submit them via, on Twitter @InternetAssn, or on Reddit. If you can’t make the event we will be streaming the event live. 

date icon September 25, 2012 category icon

Senate Preempts WCIT, Passes Resolution to Oppose ITU

Will the United Nations International Telecommunications Union (“ITU”) seek control over the Internet?  We hope not, and we’ll fight against it!  Before we find out the answer to that question at this year’s World Conference on International Telecommunications, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution [spearheaded by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Senator Claire… Read more

date icon September 20, 2012 category icon

Why Monster Worldwide and LinkedIn Joined The Internet Association

“The Internet Association is important to our customers and other employers as it is committed to pursuing policies that allow for economic growth and protecting jobs – not only jobs directly tied to the web, but also brick-and-mortar businesses throughout our nation. ” Read more on Monster Worldwide’s blog “We’re looking forward to participating in ongoing… Read more

date icon September 19, 2012 category icon

Republicans and Democrats Pledge to Protect Internet Freedom

Coming off the Republican and Democratic National Conventions and with the Presidential election just over a month away, it is clear that both parties are paying attention to the importance of Internet freedom. Just this week, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), came together from opposite sides of the political spectrum to… Read more

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Washington, DC – IA Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs and Counsel Mike Lemon released the following statement on the passage of the EARN IT Act in The Senate Judiciary Committee: “The internet industry shares the Senate Judiciary Committee’s goal of ending child exploitation online and appreciates their continued efforts to improve the EARN IT Act…. Read more

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