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April 18, 2016
ITIF urges Congress to modernize U.S. labor law to better serve workers and companies in the so-called “gig economy."
April 14, 2016
History will likely show that Europe’s new data protection regulation was a mistake.
April 14, 2016
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation today welcomed the unveiling of the bipartisan Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act.
April 13, 2016
The mere possibility of the FCC reneging on its forbearance of broadband rate regulation under Title II creates significant uncertainty that chills long-term investment.
April 13, 2016
We are disappointed that the Article 29 Working Party has not affirmed the adequacy of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework negotiated between the European Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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News Clips

May 4, 2016
Fast Company writes that a new report from ITIF says our widespread aversion to government intervention is exactly why the U.S. and many developed countries, like Japan and Korea, are in a productivity rut today—and have been since the Great Recession.
April 28, 2016
“While America is still the world leader, other nations are gaining on us, so the U.S. cannot afford to rest on its laurels,” said Stephen Ezell in the Wall Street Journal. “It is important for policymakers to build on efforts the Obama administration has undertaken to ensure the U.S. does not get out paced.”
April 22, 2016
“I think the EU got this wrong. Google has created an operating system that has a lot of clear benefit to consumers. And what they are trying to do is find a balance between providing an open system that anyone can innovate with and a system that delivers the kind interoperability, usability, and security that consumers expect,” said Daniel Castro on the BBC World Service’s Tech Tent.
April 13, 2016
“We are disappointed that the Article 29 Working Party has not affirmed the adequacy of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework,” said Daniel Castro in The Hill. “While members of the Article 29 Working Party should continue to offer suggestions on how to strengthen this agreement—and there are opportunities for improvement—the opportunity for improvement should not preclude official approval of the agreement.”
April 13, 2016
“This legislation is a long overdue remedy to the loopholes in ECPA that treat data stored in the cloud differently than data stored on a local computer,” said Daniel Castro in Tech Crunch. “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.”

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