Data Innovation

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.
Data Innovation
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July 26, 2018
Policymakers should make it easy for Americans to donate their medical data to science by establishing a national medical data donor registry, Eleni Manis writes for RealClearHealth.
July 25, 2018
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a discussed the various strategies countries are using to promote the development and adoption of AI.
June 27, 2018
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a conversation about data sharing in Europe and the steps policymakers can take to make more data available and reusable in Europe.
May 24, 2018
Organizations are scrambling to comply with the GDPR, sending out alerts to shield themselves from liability even though in many cases it’s not necessary. This is emblematic of a core problem: It is a confusing and impractical set of rules to comply with, and it offers consumers little to no benefit.
May 23, 2018
As Daniel Castro and Michael McLaughlin write for Fortune, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will harm not only the organizations that must comply with it, but consumers—the very people the new rules are intended to help.
May 22, 2018
Join the Center for Data Innovation for a presentation of its new report and a panel discussion on how policymakers can hold algorithms accountable while accelerating adoption of AI.
May 21, 2018
Instead of overregulating, governments should adopt a policy framework based on the principle of “algorithmic accountability” to promote innovation while holding human operators responsible for harmful outcomes.
April 25, 2018
Join the Center for Data Innovation for a series of conversations about rethinking rights and responsibilities in the data society and how policymakers can enable responsible data sharing to improve the economy and quality of life.
April 18, 2018
As the Center for Data Innovation’s Joshua New writes for Morning Consult, mostly lost in the din of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimonies was any consideration for the fact that Facebook data serves the broader public interest by providing a valuable resource for scientific research.
April 3, 2018
The federal government can make key reforms that could better leverage the Internet of Things, ITIF’s Josh New writes for FedTech.

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