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A number of prominent online companies have joined forces to create The Internet Association, the nation's first trade association claiming to represent the interests of the Internet economy. Led by President and CEO Michael Beckerman, IA consists of Amazon.com, AOL, eBay, Expedia, Facebook, Google, IAC, LinkedIn, Monster Worldwide, Rackspace, salesforce.com, TripAdvisor, Yahoo!, and Zynga. For better or worse, these are the companies that will lobby Internet-related issues in Washington, with an emphasis on three key areas: Protecting Internet freedom; fostering innovation and economic growth; and empowering users. "A free and innovative Internet is vital to our nation’s economic growth,"... Read more...