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The Internet Association Launches Unprecedented Interactive Web Resource

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Internet Association, the unified voice of the Internet economy, representing leading global Internet companies including AirBnb,, AOL, ebay, Expedia, Facebook, Gilt, Google, IAC, LinkedIn, Monster Worldwide, Path, Practice Fusion, Rackspace,, SurveyMonkey, TripAdvisor, Yahoo! and Zynga, unveiled a new, unprecedented resource to protect Internet freedom for the global user community.

The Internet Association’s interactive website offers the global user community a useful tool to engage with policymakers and ensure that the Internet’s voice will be heard.

“Our new web resource is another leap forward in our mission to protect the freedom and innovation of the Internet,” the Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman said. “The design is meant to be forward thinking, not only in aesthetics, but also in grassroots engagement. It helps empower the global community of Internet users to directly engage decision-makers on Internet policy issues.”

The Internet Association’s web portal incorporates cutting edge web design, functionality and features, including:

  • A first-of-its-kind interactive Take Action center: Using the OpenGov Foundation’s Madison Project interface, Internet users can “Mark Up” important legislation impacting the Internet, leaving edits, comments and suggestions for improvement.
  • Policy Agenda: Hot topics and issues critical to the freedom and future of the Internet are delineated in an easy to navigate format, allowing Internet users to learn about Internet policy issues and engage policymakers directly through social media and other channels.
  • Scroll down functionality: leading edge scroll down interface, tailored for individualized user experience.

The new web resource advances the Internet Association’s mission to advocate for public policy solutions that strengthen and protect Internet freedom, foster innovation and economic development, and empower users.