August 30, 2017 | News, Statements

Internet Association and INCOMPAS Joint Statement On Net Neutrality Discussions

Washington, DC – Michael Beckerman, President & CEO of Internet Association, and Chip Pickering, CEO of INCOMPAS, issued the following statement on House Energy and Commerce Committee’s efforts to advance net neutrality discussions:

“INCOMPAS and Internet Association appreciate the time and effort that Chairman Walden and his staff have dedicated to resolving Open Internet issues. This issue is complicated and the best thing for the economy and all stakeholders is to have lasting rules. We share the goal of enshrining net neutrality, and very much look forward to continuing our close work with all interested parties in accomplishing that objective.”

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About INCOMPAS:

INCOMPAS, the Internet and competitive networks association, is the leading trade group advocating for competition policy across all networks. INCOMPAS represents Internet, streaming, communications and technology companies large and small, advocating for laws and policies that promote competition, innovation and economic development. Learn more at www.incompas.org or follow us on Twitter: @INCOMPAS @ChipPickering

About Internet Association:

Internet Association’s mission is to foster innovation, promote economic growth, and empower people through the free and open internet. The internet creates unprecedented benefits for society, and as the voice of the world’s leading Internet companies, we ensure stakeholders understand these benefits. The Internet Association represents the interests of leading internet companies including Airbnb, Amazon, Coinbase, DoorDash, Dropbox, eBay, Etsy, Expedia, Facebook, Google, Groupon, Handy, HomeAway, IAC, Intuit, LinkedIn, Lyft, Match Group, Microsoft, Monster Worldwide, Netflix, Pandora, PayPal, Pinterest, Rackspace, Reddit, Salesforce.com, Snap Inc., Spotify, SurveyMonkey, Ten-X, TransferWise, TripAdvisor, Turo, Twitter, Uber Technologies, Inc., Upwork, Yelp, Zenefits, Zillow Group, and Zynga. www.InternetAssociation.org.

Internet Association Hires Director Of Diversity And Inclusion Policy And Counsel

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today announced that Sean Perryman joined the organization as Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Counsel. Perryman previously served on the Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform as counsel and IT/cybersecurity subcommittee liaison, where he developed technology policy positions in the areas of Read more »

Internet Association Lists letgo As Newest Member

Washington, DC – Internet Association today welcomed letgo – the largest and fastest growing app to buy and sell locally – as the organization’s newest member. letgo has quickly become one of America’s most popular apps by making it simple for people to sell what they don’t need and find great deals nearby on anything Read more »

Statement In Support Of Rejoining TPP

Jordan Haas released the following statement in response to reports that President Trump had instructed the NEC and USTR to look into rejoining TPP.

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Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today announced that Sean Perryman joined the organization as Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Counsel. Perryman previously served on the Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform as counsel and IT/cybersecurity subcommittee liaison, where he developed technology policy positions in the areas of Read more »

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