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.
Washington, DC – Internet Association Associate General Counsel Elizabeth Banker issued the following statement on the introduction of the Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act by Sens. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Brian Schatz (D-HI): “The internet industry appreciates the bipartisan effort by members of the Commerce Committee to advance the conversation around privacy as it relates… Read more