November 17, 2016


TechNet Statement on Federal Trade Commission’s Sharing Economy Report

Washington, D.C. — TechNet, the national, bipartisan network of innovation economy CEOs and senior executives, issued the following statement on the release of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) sharing economy report.  The following can be attributed to Linda Moore, president and CEO of TechNet.

“Throughout the country, sharing economy platforms are creating flexible job opportunities, driving economic growth, and encouraging competition.  TechNet welcomes the FTC’s report on the sharing economy and its analysis of the competitive benefits that these innovative platforms provide.  This report demonstrates why it’s critical to advance policies that allow sharing economy platforms to compete on a level playing field with traditional industry participants.”

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TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of technology CEOs and senior executives that promotes the growth of the innovation economy by advocating a targeted policy agenda at the federal and 50-state level.  TechNet’s diverse membership includes dynamic startups to the most iconic companies on the planet and represents more than two million employees in the fields of information technology, e-commerce, advanced energy, biotechnology, venture capital, and finance.  TechNet has offices in Washington, D.C., Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Sacramento, Austin, Boston, Seattle, Albany, and Tallahassee.

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