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date icon February 27, 2013 category icon Press Releases

The Internet Association Hosts Panel Discussion on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D. C. – The Internet Association, the unified voice of the online economy, representing the interests of leading Internet companies, will host a series of panel discussions entitled, “The Internet, the Economy, and the Future,” Tuesday, March 5 on Capitol Hill. The panel will examine a variety of topics including privacy, trade and the cloud, patent reform, as well as the Internet’s positive impact on Main Street.

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date icon February 25, 2013 category icon Press Releases Videos

VIDEO RELEASE: Dupont Circle Small Business Internet Crawl

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Internet Association, the unified voice of America’s online economy, representing the interests of leading global Internet companies including Airbnb, Amazon.com, AOL, eBay, Expedia, Facebook, Google, IAC, LinkedIn, Monster Worldwide, Rackspace, salesforce.com, TripAdvisor, Yahoo!, and Zynga, hosted a small business crawl during D.C. Social Media week in the Dupont Circle area of Washington, D.C. The tour highlighted the profound impacts of the Internet on local jobs, economic growth, and innovation.

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date icon February 13, 2013 category icon Press Releases

The Internet Association Welcomes Airbnb as Newest Member

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Internet Association, the Washington voice of America’s online economy, announces the addition of Airbnb, a popular online travel booking service, to its growing membership roster.

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date icon February 11, 2013 category icon Press Releases

The Internet Association Lauds Inaugural Software Patent Reform Roundtable

WASHINGTON, D. C. – The Internet Association, the D.C. based trade organization representing the interests of leading Internet companies issued the following statement on the U.S. Patent and Trademark office’s software patent reform roundtable:

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date icon January 18, 2013 category icon Press Releases

The Internet Association Statement on SOPA/PIPA Internet Blackout Anniversary

Washington, D.C. – Today, The Internet Association issued the following statement regarding the one-year anniversary of the SOPA and PIPA Internet blackout, the day the American people blocked Congress from advancing the SOPA and PIPA bills. Had these bills become law, it would have been devastating to the Internet users and the Internet economy.

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date icon January 7, 2013 category icon Press Releases

The Internet Association Releases New Video; Welcomes the 113th Congress

As we begin a new year, The Internet Association welcomes the new Congress and hopes that Members of both parties continues to protect the fastest growing economic sector in America – the innovative, free and decentralized Internet.

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date icon December 13, 2012 category icon Press Releases

The Internet Association Statement on ITU Move To Regulate the Internet

Washington, D.C. — Michael Beckerman, the President and CEO of The Internet Association issued the following statement regarding the ITU’s move to regulate the Internet:

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date icon December 7, 2012 category icon Press Releases

The Internet Association Expands Its Team

Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association (The IA), the D.C. based trade organization representing the interests of the leading Internet companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gina Grandinetti Woodworth as Vice President of Public Policy and Government Affairs.

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date icon November 30, 2012 category icon Press Releases

The IA Applauds House Passage of STEM Jobs Act

Today, The Internet Association (“The IA”) issued the following statement applauding the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the STEM Jobs Act by a 245-139 vote.

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date icon November 7, 2012 category icon Press Releases

Election 2012: America’s First Social Election

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, The Internet Association released a statement from The IA President and CEO Michael Beckerman regarding the unprecedented online voter engagement driven by Internet freedom during this 2012 election:

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date icon October 1, 2012 category icon Press Releases

PRESS ADVISORY: The Internet Association Joins the “Internet 2012” Bus Tour

Washington, D.C. – The Internet Association, the unified voice of the Internet economy, today announced its partnership with Reddit on “Internet 2012” a ten city bus tour highlighting the profound impacts of the Internet on jobs, economic growth, freedom, creativity, and prosperity. The bus tour kicks off Wednesday, October 3rd in Denver, CO the site of the first Presidential debate.

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date icon September 19, 2012 category icon Other Press Releases

The Internet Association’s Press Kit

The following documents are available in The Internet Association’s press kit: Full Launch News Release and Fact Sheet

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Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today launched a website highlighting the internet industry’s wide-ranging response to the COVID-19 pandemic and related resources. The new site reflects IA members’ ongoing commitment to provide their workers, users, and the broader internet community with safe and flexible work environments, credible and timely information and resources, and secure… Read more

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