Entries by NetChoice

NetChoice Raises Concerns with Calls to Tear Apart Previously Approved Mergers

Today, NetChoice raised concerns about House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee suggestions of re-reviewing merger approvals. “Tearing apart previously approved mergers threatens America’s startups and empowers America’s competitors.” said Carl Szabo, Vice President and General Counsel for NetChoice.   “We must not take a rear-view mirror approach to merger reviews.” continued Szabo.  It’s surprising to hear Rep. […]

Politico Morning Tech – Trump talks ‘industries of the future’

Politico Morning Tech – Trump talks ‘industries of the future’ TECH PUSHES BACK ON GRAHAM — The tech industry is pushing back on Graham’s plans to create a task force to look into allegations that tech companies are biased against conservatives. “This taskforce sets a dangerous precedent that government should intervene in spaces that enable free […]

NetChoice Raises Concerns with Calls for Conservative Taskforce to Regulate Tech

Today, NetChoice raised concerns about Senate Commerce Committee calls for a taskforce to investigate allegations of tech bias against conservatives. “It is a myth that social media platforms are unregulated. Online platforms are subject to dozens of laws from across the country.” said Carl Szabo, Vice President and General Counsel for NetChoice. “Jumping to big […]

Bloomberg – Tech Group Favors Privacy Bill That Preempts Tougher State Laws

Bloomberg – Tech Group Favors Privacy Bill That Preempts Tougher State Laws NetChoice says measure would avoid a patchwork of regulations. Rubio’s bill “deserves serious consideration by a lot of people,” said Carl Szabo, the vice president of NetChoice, a tech trade group focused on promoting e-commerce. “It’s not fair for Americans to have to […]

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – Hawley says he’d welcome joining with Ocasio-Cortez in challenging big social media companies

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – Hawley says he’d welcome joining with Ocasio-Cortez in challenging big social media companies also reported in Nouvelles Du Monde and Tech2. Hawley and Ocasio-Cortez are facing resistance from online industry players, including NetChoice, the trade association representing e-commerce companies. “Sensible legislators need to avoid the allure of weaponizing antitrust for political aims,” […]

Internet Society – International Approach to Internet Policy Declining, Some Experts Say

Internet Society – International Approach to Internet Policy Declining, Some Experts Say also reported in Finance Follow Recent efforts to keep the Internet safe for free expression and free enterprise are “mission impossible,” said Steve DelBianco, president and CEO of Internet-focused trade group NetChoice. Back in the early 2000s, the Internet was enabling the disruption […]