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August 1, 2020
WASHINGTON—In response to reports that President Trump plans to ban the Chinese-owned social-video app TikTok from the United States, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) iss
July 29, 2020
Prior to a much-anticipated hearing Wednesday in the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, at which the chief executives of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google parent company Alphabet were scheduled to testify on competition in the digital marketplace, ITIF President Robert D. Atkinson issued the following statement.
July 16, 2020
BRUSSELS—In response to today’s decision of the European Court of Justice in the Schrems II case that ruled companies moving personal user data from the European Unio
July 13, 2020
WASHINGTON—Despite the challenges that widespread adoption of strong encryption poses for law enforcement seeking to intercept messages and prevent or investigate crime, a
July 13, 2020
WASHINGTON—The COVID-19 pandemic did not break the Internet; instead, it highlighted the strong performance of U.S. broadband networks when facing up to a 40 percent increase in traffic.

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October 30, 2020
Missouri is becoming a bit more competitive in the technology-based global economy, a new ranking shows. The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation ranks the state 25th this year on its 
October 30, 2020
“The next administration cannot take a hands-off position in addressing technology’s place in our day-to-day lives,” said Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Fou
October 30, 2020
“Because it’s obviously California, one of the largest states, it’s the home of many businesses and it affects many businesses who have a geographic reach into that state.
October 27, 2020
Genome editing may be one of the solutions to address climate change.
October 27, 2020
For example, when the pandemic left hundreds of thousands of people unemployed, Connecticut’s system to file unemployment claims performed poorly on mobile devices, according to a 

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