Center for Data Innovation
ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation formulates and promotes pragmatic public policies designed to maximize the benefits of data-driven innovation in the public and private sectors. It educates policymakers and the public about the opportunities and challenges associated with data, as well as technology trends such as open data, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things. For more, get the Center’s weekly emails and visit datainnovation.org.
Closing the Data Divide for a More Equitable U.S. Digital Economy
US AI Policy Report Card
Industry-University Partnerships to Create AI Universities: A Model to Spur U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness in AI
Best Practices to Combat Online Sale of Counterfeits in the EU and US
How AI Can Improve K-12 Education in the United States
November 14, 2022
The Costs and Benefits of Security-By-Design in the Cyber Resilience Act
Join the Center for Data Innovation for a discussion on the Cyber Resilience Act, the basics of security-by-design, and whether a security-by-design approach will effectively tackle future cybersecurity risks.
November 8, 2022
Book Talk on "The Equality Machine" with Orly Lobel
Join ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation for a conversation with Lobel, whose vivid examples—from labor markets to dating markets—provide powerful evidence for how we can harness technology for good.
September 21, 2022
How Can Policymakers Encourage More Robo-Lawyers?
Watch the Center for Data Innovation's panel discussion about the potential for AI-enabled robo-lawyers to provide legal services, the challenges in providing these services today, and steps policymakers can take to allow the development of tech-enabled legal services.
September 13, 2022
Should the EU Regulate General-Purpose AI Systems?
Watch the Center for Data Innovation's discussion on the proposed amendments to the EU’s AI Act for general-purpose systems and its implications for AI development, innovation, and deployment in the EU and beyond.
August 30, 2022
How Can the United States Address the Data Divide?
Watch the Center for Data Innovation's engaging panel discussion about the importance of the data divide, the impact it can have on individuals and society, and steps policymakers can take to address data disparities to ensure equitable participation and representation in the data economy and promote overall data-driven innovation.
More From the Center
September 26, 2022|Testimonies & Filings
Comments to the FTC on Updating the Endorsement Guides
Impactful revisions to the “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising” should promote innovation, protect consumers, and capture how endorsement advertising has changed since 2009, with a focus on social media, consumer reviews, and advertising disclosures.
September 22, 2022|Testimonies & Filings
Testimony Before the DC Committee on Government Operations and Facilities on the “Stop Discrimination by Algorithms Act of 2021”
In testimony before the DC Committee on Government Operations and Facilities, ITIF vice president Daniel Castro, director of the Center for Data Innovation, argued that the Stop Discrimination by Algorithms Act of 2021 is well-intentioned but ultimately misguided.
September 12, 2022|Reports & Briefings
How Policymakers Can Thwart the Rise of Fake Reviews
As businesses compete for customers in the digital economy, some use deceptive tactics to manipulate consumer reviews about their goods or services, or those of their competitors, including by posting fake reviews. These fake reviews can damage honest companies’ reputation and deceive consumers into purchasing goods or services of substandard quality.
September 7, 2022|Op-Eds & Commentary
Why Everyone Loses If Westminster Passes Poor Online Regulation
Pushing the Online Safety Bill through parliament too quickly will do more harm than good.
September 5, 2022|Op-Eds & Commentary
Some Advice for Liz Truss as Britain’s New Prime Minister
The UK can become a pioneer in online safety, but the new prime minister should focus on high-level, flexible guidelines to ensure innovation in content moderation, private communications, digital identity, and artificial intelligence thrive in the UK.
August 29, 2022|Reports & Briefings
Reforming the UK Online Safety Bill to Protect Legal Free Expression and Anonymity
The Online Safety Bill’s loose definition of what constitutes “legal but harmful” content, overbroad scope, and general legislative overreach encroach on the civil liberties of all users—not just those in the United Kingdom.
August 25, 2022|Events
Establishing Global Norms to Protect Online Shoppers from Dangerous Counterfeits
Watch Center for Data Innovation's panel discussion about how the public and private sector can work together to establish global norms and best practice to better protect consumers from counterfeits and ensure respect for intellectual property in e-commerce.