Topic: The Internet Association

Ad Campaign Asks Consumers to Tell Congress to Stop Patent Trolls Print, radio ads

Congress may be out of town, but that doesn't mean it can hide from Beltway lobbyists. Giving lawmakers a little nudge to make sure they keep their promise to take…

August 29, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

GAO Report on Patent Lawsuits Could Help Reform Efforts Number of defendants sued by 'trolls' tripled in four years

A new report from the Government Accountability Office on patent infringement lawsuits could give lawmakers the firepower they need to move reform legislation aimed at curbing abusive patent troll practices. The long-awaited…

August 22, 2013, 3:48 PM EDT

Lawmakers Sound Sympathetic to Internet Group Internet giants will drive agenda in Congress

In a sign that Internet giants will help drive the agenda in Washington, more than half a dozen lawmakers representing both sides of the aisle today paid homage to the $8…

March 5, 2013, 4:42 PM EST

Internet Lobby Looks Beyond SOPA Premiere of Silicon Prairie documentary shows path

The Internet community is getting its lobby act together, sort of. At the very least, it has more associations than ever before representing its interests in Washington. “The more the…

January 8, 2013, 3:13 PM EST

New Internet Association Has a Message for Congress Video ad delivers 'hands off' directive in a subtle way

There are a million ways to say how wonderful the Internet is, and the newly formed Internet Association uses dozens of them in this new video ad directed at lawmakers. Backed…

January 7, 2013, 11:54 AM EST

Fast Chat: The Internet Association's Michael Beckerman Head lobbyist for 14 Web giants readies for new Congress

There is no shortage of clout to back up Michael Beckerman, who heads up three-month-old The Internet Association as president and CEO. The trade association launched officially in September and…

November 15, 2012, 3:20 PM EST

Coming Soon: Internet Association Ahead of launch, it names president, CEO

Forget that Internet community grassroots strategy that took the Hill by storm in January and halted the advance of anti-piracy legislation in Congress. Internet giants like Google and Facebook are…

July 25, 2012, 3:38 PM EDT