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Internet Association to lobby Washington, may tout Amazon, Facebook, Google among its ranks

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Political lobbying is often a mixed bag at best. Still, there's a cautious amount of optimism surrounding the Internet Association, a soon-to-start lobbying group that plans to advocate for an "open, innovative and free" internet among US politicians. The unsurprising (if well-intentioned) aim is to prevent another SOPA or...
Internet Association to lobby Washington, may tout Amazon, Facebook, Google among its ranks

SOPA/PIPA Wakes Up Internet Giants To Realize They Need To Be More Engaged In DC

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Earlier today it was announced that a new industry trade association representing large internet companies, called The Internet Association, is going to be launching this fall, with Google, Amazon, eBay and Facebook as the charter members. Part of the thinking behind this group stemmed from the realization of how little...
SOPA/PIPA Wakes Up Internet Giants To Realize They Need To Be More Engaged In DC

Internet Association Hits Back At RIAA's Desire To Wipe Away DMCA Safe Harbors

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On Friday, we wrote about how the RIAA has already started pitching the terrible idea that we should do away with the important DMCA safe harbors, which make sure that liability for infringement is properly applied to those actually infringing, rather than tools and services. The RIAA, however, thinks that...
Internet Association Hits Back At RIAA's Desire To Wipe Away DMCA Safe Harbors

Congress Must Allow More STEM Visas Today

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Editor’s note: Michael Beckerman is President and CEO of The Internet Association, a new policy lobby representing Google, Amazon, and Facebook, among many web-based technology companies. This piece, in support of the STEM Jobs Act currently being considered by Congress, is their first public policy statement. Highly skilled and talented people...
Congress Must Allow More STEM Visas Today

Google Pushes Facebook Off The Top Of Display Ad Revenue Tree

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Google has toppled Facebook as the top earner of revenue from online display advertising - just a year after the social media giant deprived it of pole position. These results, calculated by the eMarketer research group, gives the search-engine-and-ting firm from Mountain View 15.4 per cent of the market. Nevertheless,...
Google Pushes Facebook Off The Top Of Display Ad Revenue Tree
14 tech companies form the 'Justice League' of Internet lobbying groups

Amazon, eBay, Facebook, and Google form lobbying group

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Four giants in the tech and Internet world have banned together to form the Internet Association. It's meant to be a lobbying group that is dedicated to advancing public policy solutions and protect an open, innovative, and free Internet. Heading up the group will be the one-time Deputy Staff Director...
Amazon, eBay, Facebook, and Google form lobbying group

U.S. Won't Sign On to Global Telecom Treaty Revisions

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The United States won’t be signing on to a new United Nations telecommunications treaty that may have the effect of bringing certain aspects of the Internet under control of the International Telecommunications Union. Ambassador Terry Kramer said the United States cannot support the proposed revisions of the ITU treaty “in...
U.S. Won't Sign On to Global Telecom Treaty Revisions

We're all clueless about privacy, FTC is told at hearing

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Web and mobile device users have little understanding about how much of their personal data is collected online, making it difficult to rely on free-market competition for solutions to privacy concerns, privacy experts told the U.S. Federal Trade Commission last week. The FTC or the U.S. Congress needs to...
We're all clueless about privacy, FTC is told at hearing

As Immigration Reform Bill Heads to the Senate Floor, The ZuckerPAC Gets Its First Win

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Chalk up win number one for the tech industry. In a bipartisan vote reached on Thursday evening, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill that aims to radically overhaul much of current U.S. immigration policy, which could ultimately increase the number of highly skilled tech industry workers allowed visas to...
As Immigration Reform Bill Heads to the Senate Floor, The ZuckerPAC Gets Its First Win
Google, Facebook, Amazon, and eBay form 'Internet Association' lobbying group

U.S. Internet giants, including Google, Facebook, Amazon and Yahoo, form new lobbying association

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A group of 14 Internet juggernauts such as Facebook, Google, eBay, Amazon.com, Zynga, Yahoo and others have formed a brand new lobbying group in the United States called The Internet Association to counter efforts by federal regulators to strap new rules to their sector. Notably absent from the list are...
U.S. Internet giants, including Google, Facebook, Amazon and Yahoo, form new lobbying association

The Internet Association has the potential to forever change the technology discussion on Capitol Hill

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Details are sparse and hard to come by, but the news is out that an organization called the Internet Association (IA) is being built. According to Reuters, companies backing it include Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook, and “other big Internet [firms].” That’s a running roster of Internet heavyweights, making the Internet Association, once it...
The Internet Association has the potential to forever change the technology discussion on Capitol Hill

Facebook, Google, Amazon join forces in D.C. lobby

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Internet titans Facebook, Google, Amazon and Yahoo on Wednesday will launch a new lobbying association to counter efforts by federal regulators to strap new rules to their industry. The Internet Association, led by Capital Hill veteran Michael Beckerman, aims to band together Silicon Valley's biggest Internet firms on issues such...
Facebook, Google, Amazon join forces in D.C. lobby
Google sets differences aside to form 'Internet Association' lobbying group with Facebook, Amazon, eBay

The Internet Association: Strong on paper, but as yet untested in war

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Recently published on the pages of The Next Web is an editorial piece by the Internet Association, a group that claims to represent the core group of Internet companies and their policy wishes. As far as words go, the piece is worth reading. That in mind, it’s not the sort...
The Internet Association: Strong on paper, but as yet untested in war

Rumor has it the new FCC chair is Tom Wheeler, a former cable lobbyist

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that President Obama will nominate Tom Wheeler as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, a choice that has been anticipated for weeks. Wheeler was the top choice to replace Julius Ganachowski, who said he would step down in late March. Wheeler’s history...
Rumor has it the new FCC chair is Tom Wheeler, a former cable lobbyist

Booting Up: Germany Says Stop Using Internet Explorer Edition

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Isn’t everyone at Oktoberfest, anyway? (Photo: flickr.com/maggiejane) The government of Germany is urging citizens to stop using Internet Explorer–at least until a security hole you could drive a Volkswagen through is fixed. But who goes back to IE once they’ve switched, even for a couple of days? [Reuters] If you must patent...
Booting Up: Germany Says Stop Using Internet Explorer Edition

Fast Chat: Have Tech Giants Gone to the Dark Side by Teaming Up for Beltway Lobbying?

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Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz discuss the newly founded Internet Association, a group of Washington lobbyists fighting for the interests of several notable Web companies. This post is brought to you by our content partnership with Daily Download. You can find the original post on the site’s front page. Lauren...
Fast Chat: Have Tech Giants Gone to the Dark Side by Teaming Up for Beltway Lobbying?
Google, Facebook, Amazon and eBay found pro-tech lobbying group
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First Steps in the Anti-Piracy Discussion Stumble Out of the Gate

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It is not a Mexican counterpart of SOPA, as we've covered here previously, but the piece of legislation known worldwide as the "Döring bill" or Ley Döring remains as much a hot topic throughout Latin America as SOPA was in the U.S. It is an anti-piracy bill, though rather than...
First Steps in the Anti-Piracy Discussion Stumble Out of the Gate
Mark Zuckerberg's new political action group: More field organization than lobby shop

As the Internet Association steps up, the venerable NetCoalition will shut down

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Out with the old, and in with the new. Today it became known that the NetCoalition, an aging industry group, will shut down as the Internet Association takes its place. Why the change? The companies behind NetCoalition – currently listed to include “Google, Yahoo!, Amazon.com, eBay, IAC, Bloomberg LP, Expedia...
As the Internet Association steps up, the venerable NetCoalition will shut down

Stealth-Mode DC Tech Lobby Group The Internet Association Names A CEO: Michael Beckerman

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A sign, if you needed one, of how big tech companies have become, how central they would like to be in the world of policymaking — and how they may be getting nervous about heavier regulation down the line: a new lobbying group is being formed called The Internet Association, with...
Stealth-Mode DC Tech Lobby Group The Internet Association Names A CEO: Michael Beckerman

DC Lobby Group Internet Association Lists Full Roster Of Tech Giants And Outs Manifesto

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Washington DC-headquartered lobby group The Internet Association — which named its president and CEO earlier this year — has now unveiled its full membership roster and policy platform. The list of 14 companies signed up to the lobby group are: Amazon.com, AOL, eBay, Expedia, Facebook, Google, IAC, LinkedIn, Monster Worldwide, Rackspace, salesforce.com, TripAdvisor, Yahoo!, and...
DC Lobby Group Internet Association Lists Full Roster Of Tech Giants And Outs Manifesto

Beware the lure of Mark Zuckerberg's cool capitalism | Nick Cohen

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The high-tech, borderless future envisaged by the Facebook boss is not a future many people can live inCyberspace is turning into a political programme. Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook is pumping tens of millions of dollars into "a social welfare group" - a lobby company in all but name - to tell...
Beware the lure of Mark Zuckerberg's cool capitalism | Nick Cohen

On the day of the 2013 State of the Union address, here's the State of the Internet

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Michael Beckerman, President and CEO of the Internet Association, which represents the interests of many of America’s leading Internet companies, including Google, Facebook, Amazon, Yahoo, LinkedIn and eBay. In the run-up to tonight’s State of the Union address, the association approached us to ask if we would...
On the day of the 2013 State of the Union address, here's the State of the Internet
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