News Clips

January 23, 2019
"A patent filed in Europe, Japan and the U.S. generally represents more fundamental and important innovation that some guy deciding to figure out a way to catch fish or something like that," Rob Atkinson told U.S. News & World Report.
January 22, 2019
“There are lots of things you can do that protect consumer privacy but that’s bad for innovation,” Daniel Castro told the Boston Globe.
January 22, 2019
Daniel Castro told Axios that the GDPR "requires companies to follow a complex and ambiguous set of rules" and is "fundamentally not a viable model for regulating the digital economy."
January 22, 2019
Rob Atkinson discussed the U.S. manufacturing sector’s global competitiveness with Manufacturing Talk Radio.
January 19, 2019
MarketWatch examined a survey from the Center for Data Innovation that shows the vast majority of Americans (80%) would like online services to collect less of their data, but only 26% would be willing to pay a monthly subscription fee in exchange for privacy.
January 18, 2019
“As long as organizations hold onto a rigid set of ideas about what the solution is, it’s going to be hard to make progress,” David Hart told MIT Technology Review. 
January 17, 2019
“A lot of privacy activists are entrenched in creating ever more complicated rules,” Daniel Castro told the Associated Press. “The only way to simplify these rules is to rewrite them.”
January 16, 2019
The Mercury News discussed a survey from the Center for Data Innovation showing most Americans are not willing to pay more for online privacy.
January 14, 2019
As reported by The Verge, ITIF released a proposed a “grand bargain” with lawmakers, arguing that any new federal data privacy bill should preempt state privacy laws and repeal the sector-specific federal ones entirely.
January 10, 2019
"People are often suspicious of new technologies, but in this case, they seem to have warmed up to facial recognition technology quite quickly," Daniel Castro told the Agence France-Presse.