News Clips

September 5, 2018
"Social media platforms have the right to determine what types of legal speech they will permit on their platforms," Daniel Castro told the Agence France-Presse. "The federal government should not use the threat of law enforcement to limit companies from exercising this right.”
September 4, 2018
As Healthcare IT News reports, the tariffs being proposed by the administration, particularly those on certain Chinese imports, could harm the booming cloud computing industry in the United States, undermine U.S. leadership in the sector, and harm innovation – not least in healthcare.
August 29, 2018
As reported by U.S. News & World Report, a new ITIF report shows that only 4 percent of state government websites in the U.S. passed a pair of information security tests. 
August 28, 2018
Services such as Google or Facebook “have a business incentive not to lower the ranking of a certain publication because of news bias. Because that lowers the value as a news platform," Joshua New told Bloomberg. 
August 28, 2018
As the Wall Street Journal reports, a recent ITIF analysis shows state chief information officers are often limited when it comes to fixing key performance issues in online services offered by state websites, as a result of weak coordination among agencies and a lack of tech guidelines.
August 27, 2018
As StateScoop reports, a detailed study from ITIF concludes that while some state websites are better than others, nearly all of them fall short in at least one critical area.
August 23, 2018
The updated CFIUS sends a clear signal to Beijing that “under the Trump administration it is clear that the U.S. intends to reject some acquisitions and will take a much harder line on deals than the Obama [administration]” regarding intellectual property, Rob Atkinson told the Washington Times.
August 20, 2018
As reported by Inside U.S. Trade, an ITIF report argues the Generalized System of Preferences program should be considered a trade remedy tool in ensuring open and fair access to those countries' markets. 
August 15, 2018
“I think the need for Congress to develop an AI strategy is even more pressing, just because of the scale and the immediacy of AI compared to quantum computing,” Joshua New told National Journal.
August 14, 2018
Stephen Ezell told CNBC he expresses hope that Beijing will ultimately use the current spat as an opportunity to open up rather than "cheat again" with domestic practices he deemed unfair.