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date icon May 8, 2019 category icon

Connected: Scottsdale, AZ

The business scene in Old Town Scottsdale has entered an age of incredible growth and expansion thanks to access to new and innovative online tools and resources. For all types of local businesses – including a real estate firm, an art gallery, a taco shop, an artisan jewelry store, and a Thai bistro – the… Read more

date icon April 29, 2019 category icon

Connected: Crown Heights, Brooklyn

The internet offers an infinite amount of opportunities for local communities to thrive. In Brooklyn, a taco shop, nonprofit theater, and an event space leverage the internet to empower their organizations and help take them to new heights. Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY) and representatives from Internet Association member companies including Spotify, Uber, Lyft, and Amazon… Read more

date icon March 18, 2019 category icon

Connected: East Liberty, PA

What do a wellness center, a theater, a co-working space and nonprofit focused on building stronger communities have in common? They all rely on the internet in ways you might not expect. Congressman Mike Doyle (D-PA) and representatives from Internet Association member companies Airbnb, eBay, Google, Lyft, Spotify, Thumbtack, and Uber traveled to East Liberty,… Read more

date icon July 17, 2017 category icon ,

Virtuous Circle on the Hill Recap

Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman welcomed guests to the VC on the Hill conference, highlighting the ties between IA’s annual Virtuous Circle event in California and the day’s event in DC to bring together thought leaders on innovation policy. Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) gave a keynote address emphasizing the ongoing importance of net… Read more

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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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