News Clips

May 10, 2020
Companies that hadn’t invested in more efficient plants will struggle to keep operating them profitably while demand is much lower. “Manufacturing is becoming a stagnant sector,” Rob Atkinson tells the Wall Street Journal. 
May 6, 2020
“Opposition leads to smaller markets, which in turn reduces investment by innovators,” Rob Atkinson tells Entrepreneur. 
May 4, 2020
In a story about 5G and Huawei during the coronavirus pandemic, ZDNet cites ITIF's National 5G Strategy: "The challenge posed by an ascendant, increasingly global juggernaut championed and backed by our primary geopolitical rival -- Huawei -- is real, if at times overstated."
May 3, 2020
“Some countries, especially in Europe, are likely to look to digital firms for revenue,” Joe Kennedy tells Bloomberg. “The temptation to ignore international rules about the allocation of taxable income to countries will likely increase,” he adds.
May 1, 2020
"I'm sure that if they do a good job on [content moderation] … it would certainly make their life easier in Washington vis-a-vis the 'China issue,'" Atkinson told Protocol.
April 27, 2020
The FCC’s Ligado decision “will set a disastrous precedent while impeding ongoing work on spectrum sharing,” Doug Brake tells Defense One.
April 23, 2020
Trump's immigration order could impact some companies who are trying to bring workers outside the United States into the country on green cards, ITIF's Rob Atkinson tells the Washington Post. “It’s not the worst thing that could happen, but it's not a helpful thing either,” he adds. 
April 22, 2020
If patient advocates push too hard to force the equivalent of open sourcing in medical research, it could discourage drugmakers from investing in new vaccines or treatments, ITIF's Stephen Ezell tells Bloomberg Law. 
April 22, 2020
“The administration in my view is using the pandemic as an excuse … to expand their anti-immigrant policies,” ITIF's Rob Atkinson tells Politico.
April 15, 2020
"The government is not set up to function in an isolation economy, and it's frankly a tragedy," Rob Atkinson tells ABC News. "If the government had similar technological capabilities, we'd be in a different position," he adds.

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