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 28, 2016
US Must Up Its Game or Risk Being Surpassed in Supercomputing Race by China, Japan & EU, New ITIF Report Finds
April 27, 2016
ITIF Welcomes House Passage of Long Overdue ECPA Reforms to Safeguard Privacy and Fourth Amendment Protections
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
Giving Financial Data Special Treatment in Trade Agreements Harms Consumers and Businesses, and Undermines Digital Economy, New ITIF Analysis Finds
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.
April 20, 2016
EU Commission Shows No Concrete Harm to Consumers in Antitrust Allegations Against Google; Holding ‘Open’ Operating Systems to Higher Standard Only Hurts Consumer Choice
Today’s announcement shows that the European Commission holds a misguided view of how competition law should be used to protect consumers in the era of digital platforms.
April 18, 2016
“Adapt It, Fix It, or Suspend It”: In a First-of-Its-Kind Analysis, ITIF Outlines Three Pathways to Revamp U.S. Labor Law for the Gig Economy
ITIF urges Congress to modernize U.S. labor law to better serve workers and companies in the so-called “gig economy."
January 5, 2016
“This is about business — that’s all it is. All this other stuff about hosting and being nice doesn’t fundamentally change the Chinese calculation. This is the strategy they have, and they’re going forward pretty relentlessly,” said Rob Atkinson in the New York Times.
December 24, 2015
“Most of us are rightly amazed at AI applications like IBM's Watson, our Nest thermostat that learns, and other learning devices. But to say that these devices and systems will be smart enough to take over the world is to misunderstand what AI is and where it stands today,” said ITIF in the International Business Times.
December 22, 2015
“There are many bad ideas that, if followed, would slow human progress. But the purpose of ITIF’s annual Luddite award is to highlight the worst of the worst,” said Rob Atkinson in POLITICO.
December 21, 2015
"Innovation is a wellspring of human progress. It provides higher living standards, better health, a cleaner environment, increased access to information and countless other benefits. Yet too many people stubbornly oppose it,” said Rob Atkinson in Investor’s Business Daily.
December 18, 2015
“The signal Xi is sending is, 'We've gotten tougher, we're very happy with that, you have no right to tell us not to, and we're going to keep getting tougher,' " said Rob Atkinson on CNBC.