Save the dates: March 4-5! Many of you participated in our advocacy and education day on Capitol Hill in February 2013 and we are going back to Washington, D.C. next month to continue our efforts to educate lawmakers about how the Internet works. Tuesday, March 4, 2014 • 2:00PM – 3:30PM: Advocacy Training, HCG, 1990 […]
We’ve made great strides internationally supporting a multistakeholder process in Internet governance and establishing the i2Coalition as a global advocate for the Internet infrastructure industry.
The i2Coalition is pleased to announce that we’ve hired Hilary van der Meulen to serve as Membership Director.
Abuse of the current patent system is a chronic problem that needs to be addressed at the federal level. Patent assertion entities or “patent trolls” unfairly target legitimate companies across the spectrum with their frivolous lawsuits, which stifle growth and have devastating economic impacts. In 2011 alone, patent trolls cost businesses $29 billion in direct […]
When we established the i2Coalition in September 2012, we had several main goals, including educating the policymakers, opinion leaders and the public about the Internet Infrastructure industry and establishing ourselves as the principal voice and leading advocate for our industry.
The following is a guest post by Jude Augusta from GlowTouch Technologies. As the one year anniversary of the i2Coalition draws near, it invites a time of reflection and contemplation upon the amazing accomplishments that this dynamic group has successfully executed. The i2Coalition has established itself as the leading voice for the Internet infrastructure and […]
Group celebrates anniversary, looks forward to building on successes in the year to come Washington, DC — The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition), comprised of over sixty member companies representing Internet infrastructure providers and related tech firms, today celebrates its one year anniversary following its launch on September 17, 2012. The i2Coalition had an extremely successful inaugural year, […]
In 1996, Congress passed Section 230, an amendment to the Communications Decency Act that protects Internet providers from being liable for the content placed on their servers by users.
I will be traveling to Durban, South Africa late this week to represent the i2Coalition at the next ICANN meeting on July 12 to 19. This will be i2Coalition’s third trip to an ICANN conference, as we continue our commitment to engaging in, and showing our substantial support for, the multistakeholder process of Internet governance. The i2Coalition has decided to apply […]
Remember SOPA and PIPA? Of course you do. While defeating this bad legislation was a great victory for the Internet and one that should not be undervalued, the bill’s defeat didn’t magically teach Congress how the Internet worked. A lack of Internet education continued to threaten the Internet’s future. Fast forward nine short months to […]