“This isn’t just about consumer safety issues, or product safety, or public safety, this is about what individuals can do and how much freedom they have in using technology,” said Daniel Castro in Morning Consult.
June 30, 2015
Researchers see benefits, and potential dangers, from smart, aware machines, writes Computer World regarding our most recent event.
June 29, 2015
When it comes to cyberattacks, “you never want to blame the victim, but in this case, OPM is not the victim,” said Daniel Castro in the Christian Science Monitor.
June 27, 2015
ITIF released a report this month showing the negative side effects on U.S. business as a result of the Snowden leaks, writes Morning Consult.
June 26, 2015
We felt that there was a need for something earlier in the innovation stage and that manufacturing universities would be a way to address this, said Rob Atkinson in U.S. News & World Report.
June 25, 2015
The revelations by Edward Snowden led to an international backlash and cost U.S. technology companies an estimated $35 billion in lost sales and contracts by 2016 according to an ITIF report, writes Bloomberg.
June 24, 2015
ITIF has issued a campaign strategy memo—a guide for any candidate, from either party, seeking directions in which technology can be harnessed to help improve the economy, writes the Wall Street Journal.
June 23, 2015
“It certainly seems odd for a company supposedly willing to spend billions to keep others out of 600MHz spectrum to happily sell T-Mobile 700MHz spectrum,” says Doug Brake in CNET.
June 19, 2015
In Farm Futures, Val Giddings discusses GMO labeling and a marketing campaign funded by special interests.
June 18, 2015
Advocates pushing labeling mandates are trying to mislead consumers on the true safety of GMOs as a means of growing their own market share, says Val Giddings.
November 19, 2015
Realistic Climate Strategy Requires Massive Investment in Clean Technology, Says ITIF Ahead of Paris Summit
ITIF called on UN climate negotiators meeting soon in Paris to commit to research and development initiatives that spur innovation in clean energy.
November 19, 2015
The innovative biotechnology involved in genetically engineering salmon promises to bring healthy and affordable food to countless consumers with lower environmental impact than traditional ocean-farmed salmon.
November 17, 2015
The Center for Data Innovation, an affiliated research institute of ITIF, announced that it has launched a European policy program in Brussels and has named Paul MacDonnell head of European policy.
November 10, 2015
It’s good to see Congress working to put in place policies that will see wireless-based growth continue to flourish, said Doug Brake.
November 5, 2015
ITIF announced today that U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) will serve as an honorary co-chair.
November 4, 2015
“Gag” Clauses in Consumer Contracts Silence Speech and Undermine Digital Marketplaces; ITIF Urges Congress to Prohibit Them
November 3, 2015
With Protectionism Posing ‘Serious Threat’ to Free Trade in Data, ITIF Urges Policymakers to Build on TPP Progress While Embracing Privacy and Security Reforms
October 29, 2015
ITIF Proposes ‘Grand Bargain’ on Broadband Policy to Safeguard Net Neutrality While Closing America’s ‘Digital Divide’
Congress needs to ensure that the Internet continues to be the fount of innovation and creativity we enjoy today and that everyone can share in it.
October 26, 2015
Without pioneering new ideas and equipment, innovation and productivity will be stuck in neutral.
October 22, 2015
So-called “dig once” policies can dramatically reduce the cost of deploying broadband Internet infrastructure by taking advantage of the opportunity to install new conduits whenever roads or sewers are under construction, says Doug Brake.