Earlier today Representative David Cicilline (D-RI), Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law issued a report on behalf of the Subcommittee. Robert D. Atkinson, President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation issued the following statement.
October 6, 2020
Congress Should Agree to Strengthen Traditional Antitrust Approach, Not Enact Burdensome Regulations, Says ITIF
October 5, 2020
China’s Mercantilist Policies on Solar Photovoltaics Reshaped Global Innovation, Potentially Making It Harder to Solve Climate Change, New ITIF Report Shows
WASHINGTON—Excessive subsidy-powered competition from China decimated solar photovoltaic manufacturing in the rest of the world in the 2010s, eliminating multiple innovative companies and altering
September 28, 2020
WASHINGTON—Technological innovation is critical to income growth and national competitiveness, so it is an essential issue to weigh in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
September 21, 2020
Like-Minded Nations Can Advance Their Leadership in Semiconductors Through International Collaboration, Says New ITIF Report
The semiconductor sector constitutes one of today’s most important industries, providing the core technology that powers the modern digital world. Yet countries seeking self-sufficiency in this space threaten their own competitiveness, as succeeding entirely independently is almost impossible in such a complex sector, argues a new report released today by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the world’s top-ranked think tank for science and technology policy.
September 18, 2020
Banning WeChat and TikTok Puts Consumers at Risk and Imposes Unnecessary Burden on U.S. Companies, Says ITIF
The Trump Administration has provided no evidence that a ban on WeChat and TikTok is necessary to address a national security threat. Instead, the actions announced today put consumers at risk by cutting them off from software updates, including necessary security updates. In addition, prohibiting intermediaries such as Internet service providers and content delivery networks from optimizing their networks to deliver TikTok content imposes an unnecessary and unfair burden on U.S. companies.
October 15, 2020
“There is real opportunity for the FCC to be leaning on the E-rate program right now,” said Doug Brake, director of broadband and spectrum policy at ITIF, during the panel discussi
October 15, 2020
To batteries and beyond: Lithium-ion dominates utility storage; could competing chemistries change that?
The rapid growth of the battery storage sector has been driven predominantly by the electric vehicle industry, according to David Hart, professor and director of the Center for Science, Technology,
October 14, 2020
Daniel Castro, ITIF vice president and director of the foundation’s Center for Data Innovation, said disinformation also ha
October 9, 2020
ITIF y TicTac analizaron 42 sitios web del gobierno colombiano, utilizando herramientas disponibles públicamente para probar sus velocidades de carga d
October 9, 2020
Many economists say the rules will hurt the U.S.