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February 25, 2021
Congress must avoid the pitfalls of a static approach for the regulation of dynamic markets, and should push for regulation that ultimately helps foster, preserve, and increase innovation as an essential source of competition.
February 24, 2021
WASHINGTON—In response to President Biden’s executive order directi
February 22, 2021
In a comprehensive review and analysis of the Section 230 issue and the most prominent arguments and proposals that have been put forward, ITIF concludes it is important for reforms to preserve online innovation, encourage content moderation, avoid targeting lawful speech, and maintain a consistent national standard for online intermediary liability.
February 11, 2021
The simple fact is that taxing digital advertising is discriminatory. Why not tax highway billboards, TV ads, or newspaper ads? The obvious answer is that lawmakers want to grab revenue from out-of-state firms in an ill-advised, distortionary attempt to shore up state tax coffers at the expense of local businesses that advertise on the Internet.
February 11, 2021
WASHINGTON—With the Biden administration and Congress turning their attention toward U.S.

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December 14, 2020
The growing focus on the Green Deal is not at the expense of the digital agenda, says Eline Chivot, senior policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation, as there are clear synergies between the
December 10, 2020
“Companies and investors are going to lose faith in regulators if policymakers want to reverse course on prior decisions and call a mulligan this late in the game,” said Robert Atkinson, president
December 10, 2020
The looming legal battle will shed light on whether the access restrictions are emblematic of a structural problem within platforms such as Facebook, said Robert Atkinson, president of the Informat
December 8, 2020
Doug Brake, director of broadband and spectrum policy at the nonpartisan public policy think tank Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, sees an opportunity early in the Biden administra
December 7, 2020
Trump deserves a great deal of credit for this improvement, and certainly would have won re-election except for COVID-19. His 2017 corporate tax cut was flawed.

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