WASHINGTON—Global trade and commerce is increasingly dependent on data flowing across borders, but a
January 27, 2020
New Report Links Dearth of Information on Commercial Data Transfers to Spread of Policies That Stifle Digital Trade
January 21, 2020
New Report Identifies 14 Bills That Should Form the Nucleus of Bipartisan Legislation to Accelerate Clean Energy Innovation
WASHINGTON—The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy, today released a
January 15, 2020
“Phase One” US-China Trade Deal Is Encouraging on IP and Tech Transfer, But Remaining Issues Will Require Allied Effort, Says ITIF
Today’s “phase one” agreement represents good progress toward curbing the systemic problems of intellectual property theft and forced technology transfers in China. But some of the thorniest issues confronting innovation-driven industries are still on the table, including the lavish industrial subsidies China showers on its companies, including its state-owned enterprises.
January 15, 2020
Congress Should Support, Not Hinder Commercial Use of Facial Recognition Technology, ITIF’s Castro Testifies
WASHINGTON—In testimony today before U.S.
January 14, 2020
Joint Statement From Trade Ministers of US, EU, Japan Is an Encouraging Step Toward Curbing China’s Mercantilism
April 9, 2020
Politico’s Morning Tech Newsletter reported on the Senate's 'paper hearing,’ “Congress has had years to develop the capacity for live virtual hearings.” said ITIF’s Daniel Castro. “The worst part is that this is a hearing about big data and tech, and holding this hearing on paper smacks of Luddism,” he tells Politico, referring to the 19th century movement against then-emerging technologies.
April 8, 2020
"This should be a wakeup call in Congress," ITIF's Rob Atkinson tells Axios. "We have been relying on the private sector to do this but a lot of these problems can only be solved by public-private partnership."
April 7, 2020
"ITIF's new report says governments should invest in universal broadband, robotics, and mobile payments to make sure they're prepared for future pandemics," Protocol reports in their daily newsletter.
April 6, 2020
ITIF's report on state government websites found that almost all lacked essential criteria, including page-load speed, mobile friendliness, security, and accessibility, Fast Company Reports.
April 2, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic highlights the increased need for governments to prioritize the modernization of IT. “This should be a huge wakeup call to government,” Daniel Castro tells Governing.