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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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