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News Clippings

July 13, 2015
Adding employee benefits for workers in the sharing economy, as Hillary Clinton called for, could have adverse effects, forcing businesses to raise prices, cut back services or trim jobs, says Joe Kennedy in U.S. News & World Report.
July 10, 2015
ITIF’s new paper outlines the reasons why the intellectual property provisions of trade deals such as TPP are not only of particular importance to the life sciences industry, but to many healthcare advocacy NGOs seeking the innovation that biologics research is producing to create new life-saving medicines, writes GHY.
July 9, 2015
“The goal is to completely replace foreign information technology with Chinese information technology,” says Rob Atkinson in Epoch Times.
July 5, 2015
"We think of [the Chinese as] producing cheap widgets,” but that is not what they’re focused on, says Adams Nager in the Wall Street Journal.
July 3, 2015
“At some point there becomes no excuse for not doing open data unless you have something to hide,” said Daniel Castro in the San Jose Mercury News. “It's good for transparency, and it's good for government.”
July 2, 2015
“This is a complete mercantilist dodge by the Chinese government,” says Rob Atkinson in POLITICO.
July 2, 2015
Rob Atkinson discusses corporate R&D spending in Bloomberg Businessweek.
July 1, 2015
“The goal is for Chinese companies to ultimately supplant foreign technology companies both in China and in markets around the world,” says ITIF in The Hill.
July 1, 2015
Doug Brake discusses the potential for the FCC to regulate privacy issues in Morning Consult.
June 30, 2015
“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.

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Press Releases

January 19, 2016
After a public vote, ITIF announced that it has given its annual Luddite Award to a loose coalition of scientists and luminaries who stirred fear and hysteria by raising alarms that artificial intelligence could spell doom for humanity.
January 11, 2016
In their bid for a greater share of the global innovation economy, seven countries sought advantage in 2015 by embracing some of the world’s most glaring examples of protectionist and trade-distorting public policies.
January 6, 2016
While the FTC overstates the potential risk of companies using big data to discriminate against consumers, it rightly acknowledges that big data is a valuable tool to improve the lives of underserved populations.
December 18, 2015
As ITIF explained in a report earlier this year, the R&D tax credit and bonus depreciation are essential for spurring innovation and creating high-paying jobs.
December 16, 2015
ITIF welcomes completion of the World Trade Organization’s Information Technology Agreement, which will reduce global tariffs on hundreds of information and communications technology products.
December 9, 2015
We commend the House and Senate for reaching an agreement to address this important measure, which will ensure the continued development and success of the Internet economy.
December 7, 2015
ITIF offered recommendations to the European Commission for its transition to a single market for mobile communications.
December 4, 2015
Today's USTelecom v. FCC oral argument should serve as a wake-up call on the need for a legislative solution to the decade-old problem of finding legal authority for open Internet rules, said Doug Brake.

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