In a story by AFP, ITIF’s Daniel Castro said the only way to resolve the standoff is with legislation to streamline the process for cross-border data requests. "If Congress doesn't act, then no matter how the Supreme Court decides this case, there will be negative consequences for US competitiveness," Castro said in a statement urging Congress to move swiftly on a proposal known as the CLOUD Act.
February 27, 2018
February 25, 2018
“A repressive state can be an engine of innovation,” ITIF President Rob Atkinson told the Wall Street Journal.
February 23, 2018
As CNBC notes, a 2017 ITIF report analyzed job growth in the locomotive and automobile industries at the turn of the 20th century. While railroad job growth slowed during the proliferation of the automobile, car mechanic and repairmen professions surged.
February 21, 2018
ITIF’s Doug Brake told National Journal that, “If you have it watered down into block grants at the state level, where they pick and choose among various proposals, for a number of reasons it’s a lot easier for a state to fund the traditional projects they understand well—things like roads and bridges and waterways—than it is to do broadband.”
February 20, 2018
EducationDive reports that the current state of education in aiding worker transitions is not sufficient to reduce the costs of worker dislocation, according to an ITIF report.
February 19, 2018
As noted in a story by VentureBeat, ITIF released a report detailing how worker training policies will need to be adjusted in the age of AI and robotics.
February 16, 2018
“Until now, most sites and publishers have focused on cleaning up the illegal content, such as hate speech or pirated content,” ITIF’s Daniel Castro told the Christian Science Monitor. “But there is a lot more content that is in a murky grey area. And here is where sites may decide the content should remain – lest removing it drive away users – but that they allow advertisers to distinguish what types of content they are willing to advertise near.”
February 14, 2018
The Indianapolis Star covered an ITIF report, which highlights the state of the $63 billion life sciences industry in Indiana.
February 12, 2018
ITIF’s Joe Kennedy spoke with Inside Indiana Business about a new report highlighting Indiana’s successful life sciences ecosystem.
February 12, 2018
ITIF said the cuts “would undercut progress toward cheaper, cleaner energy in the United States and damage the nation’s prospects for global leadership in key growth industries of the 21st century,” as quoted by Reuters.