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Internet Association

The Internet Association is a lobbying organization for about 40 Internet companies based in the United States, including Google, Amazon, eBay, and Facebook. It was formed in 2012. The motto of the association is: “We are the unified voice of the Internet economy.” It represents its members’ views to members of Congress and to federal regulatory agencies, along with issuing public statements and publishing op-eds addressing policies that affect the Internet and their companies’ operations.

The association supports the decentralized operation of the Internet through a multistakeholder process and calls for keeping the Internet free from government control. It argues that this approach promotes innovation and creativity, widespread access to content and information, and job creation and economic growth. The association argues that Internet service ...

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