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Brian Dietz, Vice President, Communications & Digital Strategy
Joy Sims, Senior Director, Communications

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Statement of NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding U.S. Senate Approval of CRA Regarding FCC Privacy Rules

“We appreciate today’s Senate action to repeal unwarranted FCC rules that deny consumers consistent privacy protection online and violate competitive neutrality.  The Senate’s action represents a critical step towards reestablishing a balanced framework that is grounded in the long-standing and successful FTC privacy framework that applies equally to all parties operating online.
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Rita Lewis is Stepping Down as SVP, Government Relations; Will Serve in a New Role at NCTA

NCTA – The Internet & Television Association President & CEO Michael Powell today announced that Rita Lewis, Senior Vice President for Government Relations, has decided to step down from her position on June 1, 2017 to spend more time with her family.
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Statement of Michael Powell, President & CEO, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding Re-Nomination of Ajit Pai to the FCC

“We congratulate Ajit Pai on his re-nomination to the FCC. In just a few short months, Chairman Pai has embarked on a thoughtful, pro-consumer agenda that focuses on promoting Internet freedom and expanding the benefits of broadband to all Americans.  We look forward to continuing to work with Chairman Pai and his colleagues over the coming years.”
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Statement of NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding the FCC’s Temporary Stay on the Data Security Regulation

“Today’s FCC action to issue a temporary stay of the data security regulation is a welcome recognition that consumers benefit most when privacy protections are consistently applied throughout the internet ecosystem.
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Protecting Consumer Privacy Online

  Internet Companies Reaffirm Consumer Privacy Principles As FCC Reviews Flawed Wheeler Era Broadband Rules  
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Statement of Michael Powell, President & CEO, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding the Appointment of Ajit Pai as FCC Chairman

“We congratulate Ajit Pai on his well-deserved appointment to be Chairman of the FCC.  During his tenure on the Commission, Chairman Pai has consistently demonstrated a common-sense philosophy that consumers are best served by a robust marketplace that encourages investment, innovation and competition.  We stand ready to assist Chairman Pai and his colleagues in their effort to promote policies
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Statement of Michael Powell, President & CEO, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s Announced Departure

“We thank Chairman Wheeler for his service to the American people as leader of the Federal Communications Commission. Chairman Wheeler has presided over the Commission during a period of significant change and exciting innovation in the communications marketplace.
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Statement of Michael Powell, President & CEO, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association, Regarding Rep. Walden’s Selection as Next Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee

“We congratulate Rep. Walden on his selection as chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the upcoming Congress.  Chairman Walden is a thoughtful policymaker with extensive experience and deep knowledge of issues surrounding telecommunications, technology and other important sectors of the U.S.
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Statement of NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding The 2016 Election Results

“We congratulate President-elect Trump, as well as all the returning and newly elected Members of Congress. As the transition to a new Administration gets underway, we look forward to participating in a constructive and robust discussion about policies that will continue to make America a global technology and entertainment leader.
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Statement of NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding Today’s FCC Action on ISP Privacy Rules

“The Commission’s decision to break with the FTC’s proven privacy framework in favor of a cobbled-together approach that abandons principles of fair competition is profoundly disappointing.  Instead of creating a consistent and uniform approach to privacy that consumers can easily understand, today’s result speaks more to regulatory opportunism than reasoned policy.  We strongly agree with the
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