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TechAmerica Supports New Open Internet Rules

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WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechAmerica, the public sector and public advocacy department of CompTIA, today issued the following statement on the Federal Communication Commission's proposed Open Internet Rules. The statement is attributed to Elizabeth Hyman, executive vice president.

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"TechAmerica submitted comments to the FCC supporting new open Internet rules that would allow all online businesses, regardless of size, to compete with one another on a level playing field. TechAmerica's large and diverse membership includes tiny tech startups to large edge providers to some of the nation's largest broadband ISPs, and our position represents a constructive path forward for the entire communications and information technology industry."

The full comments are available here.

About TechAmerica

TechAmerica is the public sector and public policy department of CompTIA, advocating before decision-makers at the state, federal and international levels of government. Representing technology companies of all sizes, TechAmerica is committed to expanding market opportunities and driving competitiveness of the U.S. technology industry around the world. With offices on Capitol Hill and in Northern Virginia, Silicon Valley and Europe, as well as regional offices around the U.S., we deliver our members top-tier business intelligence and networking opportunities on a global scale. Learn more about TechAmerica at www.techamerica.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. Learn more about CompTIA, the ICT industry trade association, at www.comptia.org.

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