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May 6, 2016
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation and almost 50 other organizations urged congressional action on the bipartisan Open, Permanent, Electronic, and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act.
May 4, 2016
ITIF released a new e-book arguing for a sea change in thinking that would make productivity growth the principal goal of economic policy.
April 28, 2016
ITIF urges U.S. policymakers to take decisive steps to ensure the United States continues to be a world leader in high-performance computing.
April 27, 2016
Americans expect that their data will receive Fourth Amendment protections regardless of the means used to store it, and this legislation will help bridge that divide.
April 25, 2016
ITIF urges policymakers to walk back efforts to exempt financial data from requirements to enable the free flow of data across borders in the TPP.

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News Clips

January 21, 2016
An ITIF report says the latest rules “continue the Chinese government’s ongoing efforts to restrain or force out foreign technology companies,” writes Bloomberg Businessweek.
January 19, 2016
Musk "is the antithesis of a Luddite, but I do think he's giving aid and comfort to the Luddite community," said Rob Atkinson in CNET. "It's not inappropriate to raise the issue that AI be developed in a safe and responsible way. The problem is their tone scares people."
January 12, 2016
“We are seeing a disturbing trend where innovation mercantilist policies are becoming the norm rather than the exception, and the global trading system is doing little to try and roll back these destructive practices,” said Rob Atkinson in the South China Morning Post.
January 11, 2016
“Foreign technology companies are the clear target of these rules, given their competitive advantage in IP-based advanced technologies,” said ITIF in POLITICO Morning Trade regarding protectionist Chinese policies.
January 10, 2016
“This is a unique opportunity. One of perhaps the last opportunities on the horizon to see a sale of the sort of beachfront, low-band spectrum. But at the same time, I think there’s also a great deal of benefit to encouraging both sides of the auction to come to participate,” said Doug Brake in The Hill.

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