USTR Comments Concerning Proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement

Excerpt: The Internet Association appreciates the opportunity to provide written comments regarding its view on the proposed United States (U.S.) and European Union (EU) trade agreement, known as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). As the United States Trade Representative works with U.S. government agencies and consults with Congress in developing a strategic proposal for the TTIP agreement, we hope our comments will serve as a guide for USTR to ensure that this agreement includes 21 promote innovation, jobs, and democratic discourse.

SIGNED ON: DDP ECPA Letter of Support

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The Internet Association Comments on Patent Assertion Entities

Excerpt: The Internet Association commends the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for holding their December 2012 Workshop and current comment proceeding on the significant and growing concerns raised by patent assertion entities (PAEs) and by patent abuses that are commonly, although neither universally nor exclusively, associated with PAEs.  The Internet Association Read more »

Tech Immigration Letter

Excerpt: One of the biggest economic challenges facing our nation is the need for more qualified, highly-skilled professionals, domestic and foreign, who can create jobs and immediately contribute to and improve our economy. As leaders of technology companies from around the country, we want to thank you for your sincere efforts in addressing high skilled immigration Read more »

The Internet Association FTC Data Collection Workshop Comment

Excerpt: Thank you for the opportunity to provide this comment on the topics discussed at the Federal Trade Commission’s recent workshop on “Comprehensive Online Data Collection.” To read the Internet Association’s letter, click here.    

The Internet Association Letter on Protecting Global Internet Freedom

Excerpt: We at The Internet Association believe that maintaining a free and innovative Internet is critical to the platform’s continued growth and development and will ultimately lead to global economic success, technological innovation, and democratic discourse. We commend Congress for unanimously passing resolutions in support of the Internet’s current bottom-up, decentralized, and multi-stakeholder model and urge the Read more »

The Internet Association Letter on Protecting Global Internet Freedom

Excerpt: Thank you for the opportunity to submit this letter to your Subcommittees on the important issue of global Internet governance and the continued growth of the Internet economy. We commend Congress for unanimously passing resolutions in support of the Internet’s current bottom-up, decentralized, and multi-stakeholder model and urge the U.S. government to continue its Read more »

Comments to PTO Regarding Proposed Requirements for Recordation of Real-Party-in-Interest Information Throughout Pendency of Patent Term

Excerpt: These comments address the Notice of Roundtable (“Notice”) discuss its proposal to require the recordation of real-party-in-interest information States patent applications and patent files.

The Internet Association COPPA Letter

Excerpt:  The Internet Association (“The IA”) appreciates the opportunity to provide supplemental comments on proposed changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) …we are submitting this letter now because we are strongly committed to maintaining child safety and protecting the privacy of children online. To read the Internet Association’s letter, click here.  

The IA and CCIA Submit Comments to U.S. Copyright Office on Federal Resale Royalty Right

Excerpt:  The IA and CCIA appreciate the opportunity to provide comments on whether the Office should adopt a federal resale royalty right. The Associations agree that artists should participate in the market on an equal footing and enjoy fair compensation for the value of their works. At the same time, the Office’s conclusion that a federal resale royalty Read more »

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Washington, DC – Internet Association Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs Melika Carroll issued the following statement in response to the administration’s trade actions on China: “The internet industry has serious concerns with the impact of these tariffs – and potential retaliatory actions – on American jobs, consumers, and the digital economy. There’s no doubt Read more »

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