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 25, 2021
U.S. Antitrust Reform Will Only Be Successful If Congress Acknowledges the Need for More Innovation, Says ITIF
February 24, 2021
WASHINGTON—In response to President Biden’s executive order directi
February 22, 2021
ITIF Proposes Section 230 Reform That Holds Internet Platforms Responsible for Their Conduct, Not for Users’ Speech
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
Maryland’s Digital Advertising Tax Is Distortionary Discrimination That Will Harm Local Businesses and Consumers, Says ITIF
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
From Robotic Automation to Electric Vehicles, New Report Argues Innovation Must Drive Postal Reform, Not Privatization or Subsidies
WASHINGTON—With the Biden administration and Congress turning their attention toward U.S.
January 5, 2021
“It’s great spectrum, there’s a lot of it, and it’s coming right as carriers are gearing up to get ready for 5G,” said Doug Brake, director of broadband and spectrum policy at the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, a nonprofit research outfit.
December 21, 2020
Robert Atkinson, president of the nonpartisan public policy think tank Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, said in an interview that he found it "a little troubling" that antitrust
December 20, 2020
In a report in September, the Information Technology and Innovat
December 18, 2020
Rob Atkinson, president of ITIF, a research group Google has funded, put it more bluntly: "If successful, the lawsuit today would roll
December 17, 2020
Another study released in September comes from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a self-described think tank for science and technology policy, urges international collab