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November 7, 2020
A new ITIF report analyzes President-elect Joe Biden’s policy agenda on a range of tech-related issues, from the digital economy to trade policy, advanced manufacturing, life science, and clean energy.
October 28, 2020
Section 230 has been instrumental in shaping the modern Internet and enabling businesses to create countless online sites and services that consumers use daily. Many proposals to eliminate or alter Section 230 would undermine their business models and pose a major setback to free speech and innovation.
October 26, 2020
WASHINGTON—The World Trade Organization (WTO) since 1998 has maintained a moratorium on customs duties for electronic transmissions of digital products and services.
October 26, 2020
WASHINGTON—The public health and economic impacts of COVID-19 have varied in severity around the world, but overcoming the pandemic will require the global community to take greater collective acti
October 20, 2020
While the DOJ should always take action against any anti-competitive conduct that hurts consumers, they should avoid structural remedies, which are often grounded in a “big is bad” anti-monopoly ideology without considering the broader implications that such a policy would have on innovation.

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November 16, 2020
Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, said he doesn’t think the Biden administration will devote much time to the apps because it will have “bigger fish t
November 15, 2020
“Under a Biden administration there would be much more support for the technology sectors, I believe,” said Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washin
November 12, 2020
Though Republican and Democrats are both suspicious of Huawei, TikTok could get a reprieve under Biden.
November 11, 2020
“[Biden] is likely to focus on engaging government as a more active partner alongside industry in spurring innovation—but also as a tougher regulator of many tech industries and technologies,” said
November 11, 2020
Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, predicted that “you will see a general fund of monies appropriated to rural broadband.”

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