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October 13, 2015
State government IT offices could save $11 billion collectively in the next five years, according to a new ITIF report, writes Government Technology.
October 13, 2015
Empowering IT to make change possible is especially challenging for states. The annual budget process is one obstacle that results in IT decisions that are "penny wise and pound foolish," said Rob Atkinson in InformationWeek.
October 13, 2015
“I feel like productivity is undervalued among CIOs,” said Rob Atkinson in StateScoop. “They’re thinking just about the tools, but the tools should be used for something.”
October 8, 2015
"What we've got to really do is get a new dialogue. This stuff works. At least parts of either side don't want to acknowledge that,” said Rob Atkinson in U.S. News & World Report.
October 8, 2015
Daniel Castro said absent any new laws, either in the United States or abroad, “companies are in the driver’s seat.” He said that if another country tried to require companies to retain an ability to decrypt communications, “I suspect many tech companies would try to pull out,” writes the Washington Post.
October 7, 2015
"The updated agreement should reflect the EU request that a national security exception is used only to the extent that it is strictly necessary and proportionate for a given incident," said Daniel Castro on CNBC.
October 7, 2015
"European citizens and policymakers are understandably concerned about privacy safeguards in U.S. law," said Daniel Castro in Investor’s Business Daily.
October 6, 2015
“Policymakers should finish the process of creating a Safe Harbor 2.0 with terms that give comfort to all parties,” said Daniel Castro in The Hill.
October 6, 2015
"Safe Harbor agreement has been the cornerstone of the transatlantic digital economy since before global companies like Facebook were founded,” said Daniel Castro in Agence France-Presse.
October 6, 2015
“It’s really hard to imagine anything that can be more disruptive to the digital economy than this,” said Daniel Castro in the Washington Post.

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Press Releases

February 5, 2016
ITIF calls for symbiotic relationship between sovereign nations & citizens to oversee cyberspace.
February 4, 2016
The plan that the White House has announced signals a welcome focus on the shift from concrete to chips.
February 2, 2016
We commend U.S. and European negotiators for completing an agreement that avoids disrupting the transatlantic digital economy.
February 2, 2016
The Commercial UAS Modernization Act takes a number of important steps to promote the integration of commercial drone operations into U.S. airspace while continuing to protect the public.
February 1, 2016
While we are encouraged by the progress made to date, we are disappointed that U.S. and European negotiators did not reach an agreement on a new Safe Harbor framework by the January 31 deadline.
February 1, 2016
For the second consecutive year, ITIF has been named the top science and technology think tank in the United States, and number two in the world.
February 1, 2016
The U.S. is relying too much on monetary policy to spur economic growth and not focusing enough on needed investments in foundational assets that drive productivity and increase wages.
January 20, 2016
European countries captured eight of the top 10 slots in a new global ranking of how countries’ domestic policies support worldwide innovation.

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