News Clips

August 11, 2018
“I think that despite all the hype over gene editing, everybody but a few science fiction writers has underestimated the magnitude of the revolution they are ushering in,” Val Giddings told the Washington Post. “They will transform dramatically every aspect of the relationship between humans and our environment in overwhelmingly positive ways.”
August 4, 2018
“Even if the United States isn’t relying directly on some of these companies, certainly our allies are,” Daniel Castro told The Hill.
July 31, 2018
"This administration did put in place a plan for a plan with an executive order. But the last administration left a lot of steps for what the government could do next. Without somebody who is directly responsible for executing that list, it's unlikely that we're gonna see significant progress," Daniel Castro told Marketplace Tech.
July 20, 2018
“If the dollar goes down a lot, we can probably bring back a boat load of call centers form India. You cannot recreate semiconductors, biotechnology or aviation the same way,” Rob Atkinson told the Wall Street Journal.
July 19, 2018
 “The entire WTO framework, including its dispute settlement process, is premised on governments abiding by the rule of law and there being a fundamental separation between the state and the private sector. Neither is true in China,” Rob Atkinson said in testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
July 18, 2018
“If you look at the history of antitrust policy, where either the U.S. or [the EU] have gone after companies at the leading edge of innovation, it does put a pall on their aggressiveness,” Rob Atkinson told the Washington Post.
July 18, 2018
The Associated Press reported that Daniel Castro said the ruling “is a blow to innovative, open-source business models.”
July 17, 2018
“If you’re stuck to the old way and don’t have the capacity to digitalize manufacturing processes, your costs are probably going to rise, your products are going to be late to market, and your ability to provide distinctive value-add to customers will decline,” Stephen Ezell told Forbes. 
July 13, 2018
“One of the big takeaways we had from our analysis was that, it’s not just that the government has so many sites, it’s that it has so many sites that are completely different,” Daniel Castro told Morning Consult. 
July 10, 2018
“The reason these sites work is because companies are able to better monetize eyeballs with data than in Europe,” Rob Atkinson told The Hill. “In California, if you want to opt out, you’re going to get random ads which are worth a lot less. This is why Europe has a weak internet ecosystem,” he continued.