News Clips

February 4, 2020
“This is part of the reason there is such a fragmented market in election technology with a few big vendors, but also a long tail of local providers without much expertise,” Daniel Castro told the Wall Street Journal. 
February 1, 2020
"The worst outcome would be a weak federal law with no private right of action, and which pre-empts state law, even though that is what the industry is seeking," Daniel Castro told AFP.
January 28, 2020
In a new report, ITIF laments what it calls an “information gap” in policy discussions and trade negotiations over the extent and impact of restrictions on cross-border data flows, World Trade Online reports.
January 28, 2020
“The new rules exclude Huawei and any other what they call high-risk vendor from the more sensitive parts of the communications network,” Doug Brake tells Marketplace. 
January 20, 2020
“It’s like China woke up and said, ‘We’ve relied too much on the United States,’” ITIF President Rob Atkinson tells the New York Times.
January 16, 2020
ITIF Vice President Daniel Castro told the House Committee on Oversight and Reform that newer facial recognition algorithms perform more accurately than older systems, GovTech reports. 
January 16, 2020
"China has shown itself to be a master of obfuscation when it comes to living up to its agreements," ITIF President Rob Atkinson tells AFP.
January 10, 2020
Bloomberg put the problem of geographic inequality front and center in his first major economic speech—and seemed to be reading directly from the recent Brookings Institution / ITIF report “The Case for Growth Centers.”
January 9, 2020
“The simple fact that the companies are big is not a problem in and of itself,” ITIF President Rob Atkinson tells Politico.
January 7, 2020
China’s trade practices and strong support for its own businesses are slowing down global innovation and causing harm to technological progress, with North American and European countries being the most affected. Those are the conclusions of a report published this week by ITIF.

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