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date icon May 16, 2017 category icon Letters

New Letter Outlines Digital Trade Priorities for USTR

Today, Internet Association sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer outlining the internet industry’s digital trade priorities

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date icon August 27, 2015 category icon Letters Press Releases

Letter to House Ed & Workforce Committee Urging Changes to FERPA Update

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Internet Association sent a letter to the leadership of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and sponsors of the Student Privacy Protection Act of 2015 (H.R. 3157). The letter calls for revisions to controversial provisions in the Student Privacy Protections Act 2015 (H.R. 3157). The revisions are necessary to safeguard the user data and privacy of students and their families, while creating a strong national standard that the industry can work with.

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date icon July 14, 2015 category icon Letters Press Releases

Internet Industry Calls For Rejection of New York City Council Anti-Innovation Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC – Washington, D.C. – Today, the Internet Association sent a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urging him to reject anti-tech legislation pending in the New York City Council. The bills threaten the growth of technology-driven companies and reduce competition, consumer choice, and serve no public policy interest other than protecting incumbent industries.

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date icon February 12, 2015 category icon Letters Press Releases

Internet Association Weighs in on the Impact of Recent Supreme Court Cases in the Patent Arena

Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association submitted a letter for the record in today’s House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing examining recent Supreme Court cases in the patent arena…

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date icon February 12, 2015 category icon Letters Press Releases

Internet Industry Calls for TPA Bill Supporting Digital Economy

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Internet Association, along with seven other organizations representing the technology industry, sent a letter to Congressional leaders to swiftly pass a TPA bill that recognizes the importance of the digital economy…

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date icon December 10, 2013 category icon Letters

Letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (“ICANN”)

Today, The Internet Association submitted a letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (“ICANN”).

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date icon December 4, 2013 category icon Letters

Letter of Support for H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act

Today, The Internet Association submitted a letter of support for H.R. 3309, the Innovation Act.

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date icon December 2, 2013 category icon Letters

Letter of Support for Chairman Rockefeller and Senator Thune’s Cybersecurity Act of 2013

Today, The Internet Association submitted a letter of support for Chairman Rockefeller and Senator Thune’s Cybersecurity Act of 2013.

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date icon October 28, 2013 category icon Letters

LETTER FROM ORGANIZATIONS TO JUDICIARY SUPPORTING CBM

Today, The Internet Association signed on to a letter with 23 other organizations that represent tens of thousands of businesses employing tens of millions of Americans, as well as public utilities and public interest groups. The letter, sent to Judiciary Committee leaders and members, calls on Congress to provide relief from patent abuse by creating an efficient, inexpensive alternative to litigation for fighting the invalid business method patents commonly asserted by PAEs.

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date icon October 4, 2013 category icon Letters

The Internet Association TIA – NTIA Request for Extension Letter

  Excerpt: On October 4, 2013, The Internet Association signed on to a letter respectfully urging the United States Patent and Trademark Office to extend its timeline identified in its request for comments and public hearing on the Department of Commerce’s Green Paper, Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy. To read the letter The Internet Association… Read more

date icon September 30, 2013 category icon Letters

The Internet Association Signs Letter Supporting Congressional Transparency Legislation

The Internet Association signs letter supporting transparency legislation in Congress.

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date icon August 20, 2013 category icon Letters Press Releases

Tech Groups Urge Stronger Privacy Protections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Leading technology trade associations are urging the White House and Congress to take new steps to reform government collection of private data — steps that the groups believe will better protect civil liberties while keeping doors open to innovation in the digital economy.

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Washington, DC – IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the joint Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee hearing entitled “Fostering A Healthier Internet To Protect Consumers”: “Section 230 enables the best of the internet. It allows internet… Read more

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