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November 11, 2014
Agreement between U.S. and China clears hurdles for expansion of the Information Technology Agreement.
November 11, 2014
“It’s a win-win trade agreement that will benefit information and communications technology manufacturers and services firms across the Americas, Europe, and Asia,” says Stephen Ezell.
November 6, 2014
An expanded Information Technology Agreement would enhance the Chinese and global economies.
November 5, 2014
Republican control will raise questions about support for the tech economy through funding of science and research, education and training.
November 5, 2014
A Republican Senate will likely favor a voluntary risk framework rooted in an industry-led approach, says Daniel Castro.
November 4, 2014
Citizens don’t want the companies they are handing their information over to handing it over to government agencies, says Daniel Castro.
November 3, 2014
The U.S. ranks 27th, out of 42 nations, in the generosity of our R&D tax credit.
October 30, 2014
The PRISM revelations continue to cost U.S. firms.
October 30, 2014
There is a strong link between trade promotion authority and the chance for positive outcomes for a number of major trade deals, says Stephen Ezell.
October 28, 2014
Developing countries increasingly see taxes on IT as a means of acquiring funds to build out their infrastructures, but that's a losing strategy, ITIF says.


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.