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August 5, 2019
WASHINGTON—Many have called on Congress to pass a new federal data privacy law in the mold of either the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or the California Consumer Protec
July 23, 2019
WASHINGTON—In response to the anticipated introduction of the No Biometric Barriers to Housing Act by Reps.
July 12, 2019
WASHINGTON—In response to the Federal Trade Commission’s fine against Facebook, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the world’s leading think tank for sci
July 10, 2019
WASHINGTON—As Congress considers the first reauthorization of the Small Business Act since 2000, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and the Nisk
June 24, 2019
WASHINGTON—In response to the introduction of the Designing Accounting Safeguards to Help Broaden Oversight and Regulations on Data (DASHBOARD) Act by Senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley, th

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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.

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