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Kim Hart May 16
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Internet Association chief offers to testify in place of tech CEOs

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The trade association representing Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Snap and other web-based companies is touting the internet industry's strong economic record (3 million jobs, 6% of GDP) while urging against heavy-handed regulation.

Why now: Internet Association CEO Michael Beckerman responded to Rep. Greg Walden's op-ed requesting tech CEOs to testify before Congress by offering to appear on their behalf.