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June 23, 2022|Publications

Stuart Dwyer Joins ITIF to Lead Strategic Engagement With Government Officials and Policy Stakeholders

WASHINGTON—The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy, today welcomed Stuart Dwyer as vice president for strategic engagement. Dwyer comes to ITIF following a long and disting

June 8, 2022|Publications

New Economic Index Reveals U.S. Weakness in Advanced Industries, China Surging; ITIF Report Urges “Moon Shot” Response

Compared to its competitors in the global economy, the United States is weak in a group of advanced industries that are strategically important for economic and national security. Meanwhile, China has been surging.

June 6, 2022|Publications

ITIF Launches Hamilton Center on Industrial Strategy; Global Index of Advanced-Industry Performance Set for Publication Wednesday

ITIF today launched a new policy center called the Hamilton Center on Industrial Strategy to advance a new approach to U.S. economic policy that focuses squarely on bolstering America’s competitive position in advanced technologies and industries that constitute the most strategically important sectors of the economy.

May 13, 2022|Publications

Notice of Funding Opportunity from the NTIA Is a Step in the Right Direction, Says ITIF

WASHINGTON— Following the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) release today of the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program, the Information Technology and In

May 12, 2022|Publications

Senator Bennet’s Size-Based Regulation is an Incomplete Solution for Social Media Transparency, Says ITIF

WASHINGTON—Following the announcement of Sen. Michael Bennet’s (D-CO) forthcoming bill to establish a new regulator for large tech platforms, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technolo

May 11, 2022|Publications

Caution Needed from the New Neo-Brandeisian Majority at the FTC, Says ITIF

WASHINGTON—With the confirmation of Alvaro Bedoya as FTC Commissioner, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy, issued the following statement from Aurelien Portuese, ITIF’

May 9, 2022|Publications

“Buy America” Provision in Infrastructure Bill Would Increase IT Costs by 25 Percent, According to New ITIF Analysis

WASHINGTON—The Build American, Buy America (BABA) provision in the recent infrastructure bill strengthens and expands the number of American-made products purchased by the federal government. It applies to most of the infrastructure spending, includi

May 9, 2022|Publications

New Commitment from Internet Service Providers to Offer Highspeed Broadband Plans at an Affordable Rate Is a Step in the Right Direction, Says ITIF

WASHINGTON—Following President Biden’s announcement today that 20 Internet service providers have committed to offering broadband plans with at least 100 megabits per second download speeds for no more than $30 per month, the Information Technology a

April 28, 2022|Publications

Biden Administration’s Declaration for the Future of the Internet Should Focus on Resisting Authoritarian Countries, Says ITIF

Just as nations choose different laws in the offline world, they choose different laws in the online world depending on their values, institutions, and legal traditions. Any international efforts to cooperate on Internet policy should be focused on policy areas that are truly international in nature and avoid attempting to harmonize rules among nations with historic differences.

April 13, 2022|Publications

As FCC Mulls Discrimination in Broadband Access, ITIF Analysis Finds No ‘Digital Redlining’

WASHINGTON—Broadband Internet access is becoming increasingly critical to business operations and our everyday lives, and disparities in broadband availability can lead to social and economic inequalities. However, some activists recently have begun

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June 30, 2022|Publications

DOJ fails to report on making federal websites accessible to disabled people

Within the U.S., 26% of Americans live with a disability. Yet, a 2021 ITIF report found that 30 percent of the most popular federal websites did not pass an automated accessibility test for their homepage and 48 percent of those sites failed the test on at least one of their three most popular pages.

June 12, 2022|Publications

'Wildly inappropriate' attack on net neutrality or 'exciting' new tool to fight piracy? Experts divided on new dynamic website blocking court order

In a research paper published in January, U.S.-based think tank Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) associate director Nigel Cory argued that it’s time for governments to seriously consider stronger website blocking tools to fight online copyright infringement.

June 12, 2022|Publications

America must do more in the trade tug of war

US-China tariffs distract from the real trade tug of war: global competitiveness in key industries.

June 8, 2022|Publications

The U.S. Tech Sector Is Looking Weak. That’s a Geopolitical Risk.

This week, the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, a research group sponsored by tech companies such as Amazon and Microsoft, announced that it had started an initiative, the Hamilton Center on Industrial Strategy. Its goal is to help fortify the ability of the United States to produce advanced technologies that are “strategically important for economic and national security,” according to its website.

June 8, 2022|Publications

China gains ground on US in hi-tech ‘tug of war’, as Beijing spends billions on national champions

Measured across key seven sectors, China’s share of the advanced technology market leapt from less than 4 per cent in 1995 to 21.5 per cent in 2018, said the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) on Wednesday.

March 10, 2022|Publications

The Market Is Not Enough

We need massive support for research and development, the predicate for technological advancement. Robert Atkinson of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, who has thought deeply about new strategies to make the U.S. more competitive, n

March 9, 2022|Publications

Between Europe and the USA More Technological Cooperation. Exclusive Interview With Robert Atkinson, Founder and President of ITIF

The Science of Where Magazine meets Robert D. Atkinson , founder and president of the ITIF | Information Technology and Innovation Foundation , the world's leading think tank for science and technology policy. He is an internationally recognized scho

March 9, 2022|Publications

Finance Committee to Hold Hearing on High Drug Prices

The witnesses at Wednesday’s hearing will be:

March 7, 2022|Publications

U.S. awaits bill boosting technology competition with China

The final U.S. competition bill will be the first major technology bill in more than 30 years since the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, said Rob Atkinson, founder and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. C

March 3, 2022|Publications

Orlando, Fla., Hopes ‘Digital Twin’ Map Will Help Companies

“I think it’s safe to say that ‘digital twinning’ as a tool is becoming more widespread in the smart city space,” said Eric Egan, a policy fellow in e-government at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.

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