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Jon Berroya On Broadband Breakfast Live Online

On Wednesday, April 22, Internet Association Interim President & CEO Jon Berroya participated in a Broadband Breakfast Live Online panel entitled “Will the Techlash Be Livestreamed: How Are Big Tech Companies Navigating the Obstacles of the Coronavirus?” Berroya joined moderator Drew Clark, editor and publisher of Broadband Breakfast, as well as fellow panelists President of… Read more

date icon April 27, 2020 category icon

Sean Perryman at World Summit AI Americas 2020

At the World Summit AI Americas 2020 Online, Internet Association (IA) Director of Social Impact Policy and Counsel Sean Perryman participated in a panel titled “What Will The Increasing Use Of AI For Profiling And Tracking Mean For Privacy And Bias?” Perryman joined moderator Fiona McEvoy, a Tech Ethics Researcher/Writer and Founder of YouTheData.com as… Read more

date icon February 10, 2020 category icon

Elizabeth Banker at the State of the Net 2020

At the State of the Net 2020 conference in Washington, DC, Internet Association (IA) Deputy General Counsel Elizabeth Banker participated in a panel titled “Federal Privacy Sticking Points: From Preemption to PRA…And Everything in Between.” Banker joined moderator Kyle Daly of Axios, as well as fellow panelists including Workday Public Policy Managing Director Jason Albert,… Read more

date icon February 10, 2020 category icon

Best Of The Internet: Content Creators

The Best of the Internet: Content Creators Panel brought together some of DC’s top content creators and influencers – the founder of a local news site, the photographer behind one of DC’s top Instagram handles, and the founder of an online marketplace – to talk about how Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA… Read more

date icon January 23, 2020 category icon

Connected: New Orleans, LA

The internet helps New Orleans businesses and organizations create jobs, connect with consumers, and compete worldwide. IA’s Internet Community Crawls showcase the ways the internet drives economic growth and jobs in communities around the country. Watch what local businesses and their elected representatives had to say about the importance of the internet to their local… Read more

date icon January 13, 2020 category icon

Michael Beckerman At CES 2020 In Las Vegas

At the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA) 2020 CES conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Internet Association (IA) President and CEO Michael Beckerman participated in a panel titled “The Global Race for Leadership in AI” to discuss how AI is shaping both technology and global politics.   Beckerman joined moderator CTA’s Vice President of Technology Policy Doug Johnson… Read more

date icon November 12, 2019 category icon

Michael Beckerman At Bloomberg’s Flagship Technology Conference In New York City

At Bloomberg’s “Sooner Than You Think” conference in New York City, Internet Association (IA) President and CEO Michael Beckerman participated in a panel titled “The Role of Government in Data Privacy.” Beckerman joined moderator Bloomberg’s Eric Newcomer and former FCC Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn of MLC Strategies, LLC to talk about the future of data… Read more

date icon November 7, 2019 category icon

Connected: Murfreesboro, NC

In Murfreesboro, North Carolina, access to high-speed internet has revolutionized local business operations and communications for its nearly 3,000 residents. The internet enhances the way the local community lives and does business. It enables small businesses and local organizations like the Chamber of Commerce, public library, realtors, and restaurants to streamline business operations and boost… Read more

date icon November 1, 2019 category icon

The Importance Of The Internet In Connecting A Small Town with Larger Communities

Internet access is increasingly essential for the growth and success of rural communities across the country. We recently visited Murfreesboro, N.C. — a town with less than 3,000 residents — for an Internet Community Crawl to hear directly from local business owners and community leaders about the impact of internet-enabled services in the rural community…. Read more

date icon October 1, 2019 category icon

Connected: LaGrange, GA

The business scene in Georgia’s Third District continues to thrive thanks to increased access to the internet. For this rural town, expanded internet access allows a local art museum, a bike shop, a catering company, and a brewery to build relationships with customers and drive growth with the local community. Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-GA) and… Read more

date icon September 6, 2019 category icon

Elizabeth Banker @ FORTUNE Brainstorm Tech 2019

Elizabeth Banker, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Internet Association, talking at Fortune Brainstorm Tech 2019

FORTUNE Magazine’s annual Brainstorm Tech conference gathers the world’s top technology and media leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, and visionaries to explore the trends that are changing the future of tech and business. At the FORTUNE Brainstorm Tech conference, Internet Association’s Vice President and Associate General Counsel Elizabeth Banker participated in a town hall titled “Should Tech… Read more

date icon August 15, 2019 category icon

Connected: Holladay, Utah

The town of Holladay, Utah has “evolved and grown from a place where pioneers would come for respite to a place that’s leading in technology.”- Congressman John Curtis (UT). In Holladay, local businesses and community organizations – including a coffee shop, food truck park, bakery, and an indoor swim club- leverage the internet in various… 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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