July 28, 2017 | News, Statements

Statement On The Introduction Of The ECPA Modernization Act of 2017

Washington, DC –Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the introduction of the ECPA Modernization Act of 2017, a bill to update and modernize the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) by Sens. Lee and Leahy:

“The internet industry commends Senators Lee and Leahy for introducing bipartisan legislation that extends critically important privacy safeguards to electronically stored content. This bill ensures Americans’ constitutional right to privacy covers not just their mailboxes, but also their inboxes. This ECPA reform legislation represents an important step towards bringing privacy into the digital era.”

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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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