Threatening to make it harder for the U.K. to engage in digital trade with the EU is a misguided move that will cause the EU to only fall further behind in the digital economy. To stay competitive post-Brexit and in the digital economy, the EU should ensure its data protection framework facilitates rather than obstructs data transfers with the U.K. and allow easier international transfers with more countries.
October 12, 2018
At the sixth annual fall conference hosted by the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property , Rob Atkinson participated in a panel discussing "A Different Perspective on Big Data."
September 28, 2018
The collection of large amounts of data alone does not present a threat to competition and shifts in competition policy that would treat it as such would negatively impact data-driven innovation.
September 26, 2018
The European Commission is pursuing major initiatives in artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity. AI provides attackers new cybersecurity vulnerabilities, but it is also a powerful tool for automating cyber defenses.
September 25, 2018
The State of the Quantum Computing Race: A Conversation with Pioneering Australian Quantum Physicist Michelle Simmons
Quantum computing offers the extraordinary potential to analyze in minutes problems a conventional computer could take thousands of years to solve. It represents “the space race of the computing era,” and few people understand it as well as Professor Michelle Simmons.
September 17, 2018
Given that the modern economy tends to be described as globalized and that recent policy debates have been centered on whether globalization has been good at all, it is easy to overlook how much more integrated the world could become and the good that course could bring. Through artificial intelligence, one of the largest barriers to globalization that still exists, language, is beginning to crumble.
September 13, 2018
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation will host a public forum with key stakeholders from government, the private sector, and academia to discuss the latest developments in using data to improve health care outcomes, reduce health care costs, and empower patients.
August 23, 2018
The struggle to reunite separated families is the result of a myriad of issues, but the federal government’s poor data management made the situation worse. Federal agencies need to continue to update their practices and systems to better collect, share, and make available accurate information.
August 7, 2018
As Alan McQuinn writes for InsideSources, data is not like cash, and enacting laws and regulations based on this misconception would both harm America’s digital economy and consumers.
August 1, 2018
The FTC and DOJ should insist that listing data be made available to improve competition, innovation, and the consumer experience.
July 27, 2018
We support the goal of the Federal Data Strategy, and we welcome the proposed steps to incorporate public input on the strategy through an iterative process.