In a joint Assembly hearing, ITIF testified on the benefits of facial recognition technology, existing protection from abuses, what the state can do to improve oversight and accountability, and why it should not impose a ban.
April 30, 2019
While the Internet has enabled many types of transactions to become digital, many of these records are still maintained by a centralized authority, such as a bank or government agency.
April 8, 2019
Given that the economy has been in an unprecedented productivity growth slump—and the baby boom retirement wave is rising—taxing automation equipment ranks as a singularly bad policy idea.
April 4, 2019
Robots are key tools for boosting productivity and living standards, and companies around the world are putting them to use.
April 4, 2019
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation discussed the progress that member states within the European Union have made to create and implement national AI strategies.
April 1, 2019
In a column for GovTech, Daniel Castro writes that proposed public-sector bans of facial recognition are often based on inaccurate misconceptions, and following through on them would harm law enforcement, school safety and technological progress.
March 26, 2019
Promoting European Growth, Productivity, and Competitiveness by Taking Advantage of the Next Digital Technology Wave
The EU has an opportunity to make major strides in the next wave of digital transformation. But it will need to adopt a forward-looking policy perspective that focuses on the benefits of connectivity, automation, and smart systems for Europe’s economy and society.
February 20, 2019
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a conversation about how the public and private sectors can work together to accelerate the use of Artificial Intelligence to combat fake news as the European Union prepares for its 2019 elections.
February 15, 2019
Regulators can provide effective oversight of automated systems so as to both protect consumers and allow innovation to flourish.
February 12, 2019
From Silicon Valley to Detroit, a well-publicized race is on to develop self-driving passenger cars. But properly supervising rapidly developing technology also presents regulators with significant challenges to effectively ensure both safety and robust innovation; especially given the fact that each freight industry answers to a different authority, lawmakers and regulators should carefully consider the knock-on effects of any rules they draft.
February 8, 2019
ITIF has filed comments with the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), regarding its proposed rules for no-action letters and the product sandbox. CFPB should use these policies to facilitate experimentation in financial services.