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September 30, 2015
“Access to the Internet and use of information and communications technology (ICT) is fundamental for growth in emerging economies. Increasing a nation’s productivity is critical for improving living standards, and in today’s innovation economy, ICT tools like the Internet are the path," said Rob Atkinson in Multichannel News.
September 29, 2015
“Security researchers should engage in responsible disclosure, but these types of lawsuits stifle the publication of useful information that consumers and businesses need to keep their computer systems secure,” said Daniel Castro in the Christian Science Monitor.
September 29, 2015
Over 17,000 manufacturing establishments have shut shop between the end of the Great Recession and the beginning of 2013, according to an ITIF report, writes Reuters.
September 25, 2015
"The companies I've seen that are regulating data lay out things you can (or can't) do with data.
September 24, 2015
"For China, getting into the WTO was more about gaining carte blanche protection against trade enforcement measures other nations might want to unilaterally take against them than it was about driving internal reform and moving toward a market-based economy," said Stephen Ezell in CBS Moneywatch.
September 22, 2015
“We need to take an honest look in the mirror,” said Rob Atkinson in Global Trade Magazine. “Right now, the state of U.S. manufacturing is not a pretty picture.”
September 22, 2015
A November 2014 report from ITIF outlined the scale of defense innovation budget cuts, writes the International Business Times.
September 22, 2015
"They do it with a gun to their head. They say either you're going to make these investments or you're not going to get access to the market," said Rob Atkinson in the Los Angeles Times.
September 18, 2015
In a profile in its “One Good Idea” section, National Journal writes that Stephen Ezell and Rob Atkinson have an idea that they believe would improve U.S. infrastructure: create a “Race to the Digital Top” to pilot intelligent transportation technology in six cities.
September 17, 2015
ITIF wants to make sure China doesn’t get a free pass on tech and trade when President Xi Jinping makes a state visit to the U.S. next week, writes POLITICO Morning Tech.


Press Releases

October 2, 2015
Instead of nullifying the Safe Harbor, policymakers in the United States and EU should work together to make a number of much-needed privacy reforms, says Daniel Castro.
September 28, 2015
The single most important thing a nation can do to spur Internet access and adoption is eliminate taxes and tariffs on ICT goods and services.
September 23, 2015
We agree there is no place for digital protectionism in the global innovation economy.
September 17, 2015
ITIF releases report outlining the ways China has failed to live up to the commitments it made when it joined the WTO.
September 10, 2015
ITIF released a comprehensive analysis of how privacy advocates trigger waves of public fear about new technologies in a recurring “privacy panic cycle.”
September 9, 2015
The best path forward is for the U.S. government to improve the MLAT process, says Daniel Castro.
August 28, 2015
ITIF has long advocated for improving America’s innovation infrastructure with partnerships like these between government, industry, and academia.
August 24, 2015
In a new report, ITIF argues that a recent Congressional Research Service report contains flaws that paint a rosier picture of U.S. manufacturing than is actually warranted.