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March 30, 2021
The administration is proposing a major increase in federal support for clean energy R&D in the private sector, universities, and federal laboratories. That would move the United States toward a pathway to triple clean energy innovation investments by 2025, as ITIF has recommended, while leveraging federal purchasing power to make existing clean energy technologies more affordable and accessible and to deploy supporting infrastructure.
March 30, 2021
With China aggressively asserting its global power and influence as an economic and technological juggernaut, the Biden administration and Congress should tune out hidebound economic thinking that warns against any sort of “industrial policy” and move ahead rapidly with big, bold, sustained actions to spur innovation and competitiveness in America’s most strategically important advanced-technology industries, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy.
March 25, 2021
The United States and European Union must take swift action to reconcile the differences between the EU’s data protection laws and U.S. surveillance policies, or millions of jobs and a large share of transatlantic trade will suffer, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy.
March 24, 2021
Section 230 has come under the regulatory microscope as Congress evaluates the impact of harmful online activity like disinformation and the role of online platforms in preventing and addressing this activity. Section 230 continues to be instrumental in enabling innovative online business models that rely on user-generated content and providing companies the liability protection necessary to allow them to moderate user content.
March 24, 2021
Despite years of effort and tens of billions of dollars in subsidies, nearly one in five rural Americans still don’t have access to broadband Internet service. But a large, one-time injection of capital could bridge that gap if it is well targeted and carefully allocated through a reverse-auction program that leverages economies of scale by encouraging large providers to participate, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy.

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December 16, 2020
Still, data restrictions could disproportionately affect such businesses, said Nigel Cory, associate director for trade policy at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a think tank.
December 15, 2020
Augmented reality technologies will likely exacerbate existing privacy challenges facing the public, according to a report released this week by tech think tank Information Technology and Innovatio
December 15, 2020
“Since the global market is adopting our standards, if we push forward, we’ll be the first ones crafting the rules,” said Eline Chivot, a senior policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation, a
December 15, 2020
“Public-sector agencies will have to continue the migration to the cloud to accommodate their work-from-home staff,” said Daniel Castro, vice president of the Information Technology and Innovation
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

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