March 7, 2018 | News, Press Releases

Internet Association Welcomes Twilio As Newest Member

Washington, DC – Internet Association today welcomed Twilio, the leading cloud communications platform, as the organization’s newest member. Twilio empowers innovators from every industry to use channels like voice, text, chat, and video to improve the way they communicate with their customers.

“Twilio uses the internet to enable innovators in every industry to reinvent how their companies engage with their customers,” said IA President and CEO Michael Beckerman. “We’re excited that Twilio is joining our growing roster of members. Together, we will work to advance policies that support a free and open internet and the broader adoption of cloud services.”

“Every day, developers around the world rely on Twilio’s cloud communications platform to power their applications,” said Karyn Smith, general counsel at Twilio. “Twilio looks forward to partnering with the Internet Association and its members to make sure our customers’ voices are heard on issues relating to innovation, competition and preserving an open internet so that lawmakers, consumers and other stakeholders understand what is at stake.”

Since 2008, Twilio has provided developers the building blocks they need to create business-critical communications applications that fit their companies’ needs. Tens of thousands of customers — from startups to global enterprises – use Twilio to power their innovative communication needs.

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Statement On Senate Passage Of The Music Modernization Act

IA Director, Federal Government Affairs & Counsel Mike Lemon issued the following statement on the passage of the Music Modernization Act in the Senate.

Internet Association Proposes Privacy Principles For A Modern National Regulatory Framework

Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today released six principles and policy considerations to modernize national privacy legislation. The internet industry supports an American approach to federal privacy legislation that is consistent nationwide, proportional, flexible, and encourages companies to act as good stewards of the personal information provided to them by individuals. “Internet Association members Read more »

Statement On U.S.-Mexico Announced Preliminary Agreement

Washington, DC — Internet Association Director of Trade and International Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement in response to the announced U.S.-Mexico two-way trade understanding: “The internet industry is optimistic about the potential of a new NAFTA that will, for the first time, recognize the internet as an important U.S. export that contributes to Read more »

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IA Director, Federal Government Affairs & Counsel Mike Lemon issued the following statement on the passage of the Music Modernization Act in the Senate.

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