TechNet Rallies for Support of Net Neutrality
Effort to Block Implementation Rolls Back Progress and Invites Market Uncertainty
Washington, D.C. – TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today encouraged Senators to uphold Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules established in December 2010 that establish the principles of network neutrality.
“TechNet supported the work of Chairman Genachowski and his FCC colleagues in developing clear and concise rules for keeping the Internet a competitive and flexible resource,” said Rey Ramsey, President and CEO of TechNet. “Efforts to reverse net neutrality regulations set back a process that delivered balanced regulations and serve investors, innovators and consumers. ”
TechNet is a strong supporter of network neutrality and believes that an open internet is necessary for fostering innovation. Our members support the growth and vitality of a safe, secure and open Internet, and smart public policies that deliver consumer access to Internet content and services via next generation broadband deployment.
TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of CEOs that promotes the growth of technology industries and the economy by building long-term relationships between technology leaders and policymakers and by advocating a targeted policy agenda. TechNet’s members represent more than one million employees in the fields of information technology, biotechnology, e-commerce and finance. TechNet has offices in Washington, D.C., Palo Alto, Sacramento, Seattle, Boston and Austin. Web address: www.technet.org <http://www.technet.org> <http://www.technet.org>. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @technetupdate.
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