Policy Position

Sharing Economy

The sharing economy – also called the “on-demand” or “peer-to-peer” economy – includes a diverse and innovative group of companies that are driving consumer choice through the Internet sector. Companies in the sharing economy are changing the way we shop, travel, do our laundry, rent cars, and improve our homes. As an advocate for these companies at the local, state, and federal level, the Internet Association has witnessed the often heavy-handed and misguided regulatory approaches to these platforms in markets throughout the country.

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Washington, DC – IA Vice President, Federal Government Affairs Michael Bloom released the following statement on the introduction of the Stopping Harmful Image Exploitation and Limiting Distribution Act (SHIELD Act) in the House of Representatives, which would criminalize the distribution of non-consensual intimate imagery (NCII): “The internet industry urges the immediate passage the SHIELD Act… Read more

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