May 02, 2013
by The Hill

The Information Technology Industry Council Council (ITI) announced on Thursday that technology giants Facebook and Samsung have joined as member companies.

Dean Garfield, the group's president and CEO, said he expects to lobby on privacy regulation, cybersecurity and other issues for the companies.

"ITI has a proven track record when it comes to tackling complex policy issues that affect the broad tech community and that experience will help us as we continue to find ways to promote an innovation focused policy environment in Washington," Joel Kaplan, Facebook's vice president of U.S. public policy, said in a statement.

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