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February 22, 2021
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
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
WASHINGTON—With the Biden administration and Congress turning their attention toward U.S.
February 9, 2021
As Congress debates whether to raise the minimum wage—and to what level— conventional economic analysis continues to debate the wrong question: is the loss of jobs worth the improvement in wages for low-wage workers? The CBO study makes the same mistake.
February 8, 2021
Sen. Klobuchar’s legislative proposal may radically change antitrust laws and may significantly alter the way companies compete and innovate in the American economy.

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November 26, 2020
Los impactos económicos y en la salud pública del COVID-19 han variado en severidad en todo el mundo, pero superar la pandemia requerirá que la comunidad mundial tome más medidas colectivas. Están
November 17, 2020
“They’re in a difficult political situation,” said Rob Atkinson, the head of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation think tank, who helped lead a tech advisory committee for Biden dur
November 16, 2020
How fast is fast enough for broadband?
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

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