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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Statement On Chairman Ajit Pai’s Plan To Gut Net Neutrality Protections 

BECKERMAN: “Chairman Pai’s proposal, if implemented, represents the end of net neutrality as we know it…”

Internet Association Joins Snapchat Ahead Of Virtuous Circle Summit in SF

San Francisco – Internet Association today announced the launch of the official IA Snapchat account ahead of its annual Virtuous Circle Summit. The account will feature highlights and behind-the-scenes footage from from the conference, and moving forward will feature conversations with policymakers, executives, and tech movers and shakers. To follow, click here or use the Snapcode Read more »

Statement In Support Of The Bipartisan Compromise To The Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act

IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement in support of the Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act (SESTA) compromise.

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BECKERMAN: “Chairman Pai’s proposal, if implemented, represents the end of net neutrality as we know it…”

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