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News Clippings

April 2, 2015
Emotion and personal opinion should not be the central driver tech policy decision making.
April 1, 2015
China is letting low-cost production shift out of the country and is focusing instead on capital-intensive industries where automation is a driving force, says Adams Nager.
April 1, 2015
Engaging in offensive cybersecurity tactics puts companies at risk, especially because they can be duped into attacking an innocent party, says Daniel Castro.
April 1, 2015
Tech-populism, which is based on fear and misunderstanding, should be replaced with tech-progressivism, rational decision making based on the facts and an understanding of the benefits of technology and innovation.
March 30, 2015
The digital revolution presents an opportunity to transform the economy and society as a whole.
March 27, 2015
The UK finished first in the Center for Data Innovation’s ranking of open data policies in G8 nations.
March 24, 2015
An interest rate hike would be “extremely bad” for the economy as a whole, in no small part because it would increase the value of the U.S. dollar, says Robert Atkinson.
March 23, 2015
The targeting of encryption services by intelligence agencies could have disastrous consequences for privacy and competitiveness.
March 20, 2015
The decision ignores overwhelming scientific evidence and regulatory assessments, notes Val Giddings.
March 20, 2015
Daniel Castro has been appointed to DOC's new Data Advisory Council


Press Releases

October 19, 2015
The Department of Transportation is trying to improve the safety and security of national airspace—which is a worthy goal—but the United States cannot rush into new rules that could have unintended consequences down the line.
October 19, 2015
ITIF released a new report outlining why Internet marketplace platforms do not need their own, special regulations to address potential competition, privacy, or employment concerns.
October 13, 2015
ITIF released a new analysis on why and how states should better harness IT to drive public-sector productivity and generate savings.
October 9, 2015
Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) spoke clearly at the Duke Law Forum on the Future of Video Competition and Regulation: The FCC should “hit the pause button” on regulating streaming video. This is a sound recommendation, says Doug Brake.
October 6, 2015
Policymakers in the United States and EU should work together swiftly to implement an interim agreement so that we do not shut down transatlantic digital commerce overnight, says Daniel Castro.
October 5, 2015
The BEPS project should not be an excuse for hidden tax increases, nor should it dramatically increase the cost of compliance, says Joe Kennedy.
October 5, 2015
As Congress begins to review this new framework, we implore lawmakers to remember the importance of having a high-standard agreement that sets the bar for all future global trade agreements.
October 2, 2015
Instead of nullifying the Safe Harbor, policymakers in the United States and EU should work together to make a number of much-needed privacy reforms, says Daniel Castro.
September 28, 2015
The single most important thing a nation can do to spur Internet access and adoption is eliminate taxes and tariffs on ICT goods and services.
September 23, 2015
We agree there is no place for digital protectionism in the global innovation economy.