October 19, 2017 | News, Statements

Statement On The Nomination Of Joseph J. Simons To Be Federal Trade Commission Chairman

Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the nomination of Joseph J. Simons to be Federal Trade Commission Chairman:

“Joseph Simons has a strong track record as a fair enforcer of the law at the FTC and as a thought leader. Simons understands that the FTC’s core mission is protecting consumer welfare, especially where there’s clear evidence of harm. The internet industry urges the Senate to quickly confirm Mr. Simons as FTC Chairman. Internet Association thanks Acting Chairman Ohlhausen for her leadership and her service as both commissioner and chairman.”

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

Sacramento, CA — 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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Sacramento, CA — 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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