Coinbase Joins Facebook and Uber in Internet Lobbying Group
Coinbase is the first bitcoin company to join the Internet Association (IA), a Washington, DC public policy group that lobbies regulators on Internet freedom and innovation.
Launched in 2012, the IA boasts founding members including Amazon, eBay, Facebook and Google, alongside more than 40 general members including Airbnb, Lyft and Uber.
IA CEO Michael Beckerman framed the announcement as one that will find his organisation continuing its efforts to take on issues facing all disruptive Internet startups, including bitcoin-related issues that may have a wider impact.
Beckerman told CoinDesk:
This post was published at Coin Desk on March 11, 2015.