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October 3, 2014
“The approach is more a combination of the worst of Title II with expanded FCC section 706 power than anything resembling a compromise,” says Doug Brake.
October 2, 2014
Health care's goal is to save lives, this should be the starting point regarding the discussion surrounding the use of health data, says Daniel Castro.
September 28, 2014
Modi seems to be the most business-friendly prime minister in India’s recent history, but he must take more direct action on trade policy and taxes, says Stephen Ezell.
September 28, 2014
People are more aware that what they are doing online may not be private, says Daniel Castro.
September 26, 2014
Better use of data could help remedy common—and often unseen—discriminatory behavior.
September 25, 2014
The Comcast/TWC merger should be judged based on its merits not ideology.
September 25, 2014
India’s continuation of existing -and even the promulgation of some new - trade-distorting policies do cause concern, says Stephen Ezell.
September 21, 2014
The Chinese market is all but blocked for many American Internet companies.
September 19, 2014
Putting U.S. companies in a position of violating local laws greatly harms their ability to do business overseas.
September 18, 2014
When considering regulatory action, the FTC will have to conduct a good cost-benefit analysis of any kind of proposed action or intervention, says Daniel Castro.


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.