September 28, 2017 | News, Statements

Statement On The Introduction Of The Startup Act

Washington, DC – IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the introduction of the Startup Act by Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Mark Warner (D-VA):

“The internet industry applauds Senators Moran and Warner for their bipartisan leadership in fostering innovation and American jobs and supports the introduction of The Startup Act. This legislation will enable growing businesses in the U.S. to acquire the highly-skilled talent they need to continue succeed and create jobs in America. It will also allow STEM and computer science graduates trained in the U.S. to remain here and contribute to our economy instead of creating jobs and businesses abroad.”

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IA Statement On San Francisco City Attorney’s Lawsuit To Prevent Peer-To-Peer Car Sharing At SFO

Washington, DC — Internet Association Vice President, State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement on the San Francisco City Attorney’s lawsuit to prevent peer-to-peer car sharing at SFO: “It is unfortunate that San Francisco’s City Attorney chose to block innovation and competition in the car sharing market at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Read more »

Internet Association Announces 2017 Internet Champions In California

Sacramento, CA – Internet Association today announced California Senator Steven Bradford (D-35), Senator Henry Stern (D-27), and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-37) as 2017 California Internet Champions for their leadership and advocacy on internet-related issues in the State Legislature. “Senator Bradford, Senator Stern, and Assemblymember Limón are champions of the internet economy. Their leadership on internet Read more »

IA Calls For Senate To Act To Preserve Net Neutrality Protections

Internet Association today called for the Senate to preserve a free and open internet with strong, enforceable net neutrality protections.

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Washington, DC — Internet Association Vice President, State Government Affairs Robert Callahan issued the following statement on the San Francisco City Attorney’s lawsuit to prevent peer-to-peer car sharing at SFO: “It is unfortunate that San Francisco’s City Attorney chose to block innovation and competition in the car sharing market at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Read more »

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