Internet Association Files Amicus Brief With California Supreme Court In Support Of Intermediary Liability Protections

BECKERMAN: “Protecting users’ right to free speech online is essential to preserving a dynamic economy, a free and open internet, and our First Amendment rights.”   Washington, DC – Today, Internet Association, along with the Consumer Technology Association, filed an amicus brief with the California Supreme Court in Hassel v. Bird in support of Yelp Read more »

Michael Beckerman Appears On Bloomberg Technology To Discuss Net Neutrality

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 Read more »

Internet Association FCC Ex Parte Filing

By ECFS Ms. Marlene H. Dortch Secretary Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street, S.W. Washington, DC  20554 4/11/2017 Re: Notice of Ex Parte Presentation, GN Docket No. 14-28, WC Docket No. 16-106; CG Docket No. 02-278 Dear Ms. Dortch: Michael Beckerman, President and CEO, and Abigail Slater, General Counsel, of the Internet Association (IA) met Read more »

Statement On The Newly Announced New York State Budget Deal

Internet Association New York State Executive Director John Olsen released the following statement on the newly announced New York State budget deal.

Statement On Founding Of Congressional Microbusiness Caucus

Internet Association Senior Vice President, Public Policy & Government Affairs, Gina Woodworth released the following statement on the launch of the Congressional Microbusiness Caucus.

Virtuous Circle: Fireside Chat with Stacy Brown-Philpot & Janet Napolitano

Taskrabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot & University of California President Janey Napolitano talk with Christina Passariello of the Wall Street Journal during this Virtuous Circle fireside chat.

NEW POLL: New Yorkers Reject Unfair Marketplace Tax

OLSEN: “Complicating New York’s tax code by forcing digital marketplace platforms to collect and remit sales tax for third party vendors makes it harder for innovative companies to grow in the Empire State.”   ALBANY, NY – According to a report in today’s New York Daily News, a new poll found 69 percent of New Read more »

Virtuous Circle: Fireside Chat with Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook & Jessica Alba of Honest Company

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Honest Company Founder & CEO Jessica Alba talk with Cecilia Kang during this Virtuous Circle fireside chat.

Virtuous Circle: Fireside Chat with Barry Diller, Chairman & Senior Executive, IAC & Expedia

Julia Boorstin from CNBC talks with Barry Diller, Chairman & Senior Executive at IAC & Expedia about traditional video distribution, bundles, AI, short term rentals, and more during this Virtuous Circle Fireside Chat. 0:36 – Biggest challenges facing Internet Association member companies 4:04 – How Barry Diller entered the internet space 6:40 – Vimeo and Read more »

Statement On Confirmation Of Wilbur Ross As Secretary Of Commerce

Washington, DC – Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the confirmation of Wilbur Ross as the Secretary of Commerce: “The internet industry applauds the confirmation of Secretary Ross to lead the Department of Commerce, and supports his enthusiasm towards creating a policy environment that fosters American job growth. The Read more »

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BECKERMAN: “Protecting users’ right to free speech online is essential to preserving a dynamic economy, a free and open internet, and our First Amendment rights.”   Washington, DC – Today, Internet Association, along with the Consumer Technology Association, filed an amicus brief with the California Supreme Court in Hassel v. Bird in support of Yelp Read more »

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