News Clips

November 26, 2020
Los impactos económicos y en la salud pública del COVID-19 han variado en severidad en todo el mundo, pero superar la pandemia requerirá que la comunidad mundial tome más medidas colectivas. Están surgiendo hilos comunes en las respuestas de política pública que funcionan mejor, según un nuevo informe publicado hoy por la Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) y la Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance (GTIPA), una red mundial de think tanks independientes que apoyar la liberalización y la integración del comercio.
November 17, 2020
“They’re in a difficult political situation,” said Rob Atkinson, the head of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation think tank, who helped lead a tech advisory committee for Biden during the campaign. “It’s almost like a draft lottery for what team you want. You want to pick somebody on your team from the progressive wing and then somebody more from the tech or moderate wing. He’s going to have to do both.”
November 16, 2020
How fast is fast enough for broadband? While there is no question that, all else being equal, faster is better, a new report from ITIF – The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation – challenges the myth that universal fibre should be on the national agenda.
November 16, 2020
Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, said he doesn’t think the Biden administration will devote much time to the apps because it will have “bigger fish to fry.”
November 15, 2020
“Under a Biden administration there would be much more support for the technology sectors, I believe,” said Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington-based public policy think-tank. “We will see significant funding through the National Science Foundation or other federal agencies to support developments like AI and quantum computing and smart manufacturing. There’d be more money towards rolling out 5G,” he said. 
November 12, 2020
Though Republican and Democrats are both suspicious of Huawei, TikTok could get a reprieve under Biden. Robert Atkinson, the president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, which is funded by U.S. tech companies, said the TikTok ban was “much more of a Trump issue" that Biden might drop.
November 11, 2020
“[Biden] is likely to focus on engaging government as a more active partner alongside industry in spurring innovation—but also as a tougher regulator of many tech industries and technologies,” said Robert Atkinson, president of the nonpartisan Information Technology & Innovation Foundation.
November 11, 2020
Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, predicted that “you will see a general fund of monies appropriated to rural broadband.”
November 10, 2020
Pour Robert Atkinson, président du groupe de réflexion Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, ces propos «sont plus des déclarations de campagne qu’autre chose», et une abrogation immédiate de la loi est peu probable.
November 10, 2020
Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, said he expects "enormous pressure" in this area because "the left wing of the Democratic Party has made antitrust a central pillar of their agenda," but that breakups are unlikely unless Congress revises pertinent laws.

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