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August 18, 2014
Hawaii and Illinois lead an open data policy ranking produced by the Center for Data Innovation.
August 18, 2014
States creating new open data policies or portals, or refreshing old ones, have many opportunities to learn from the experiences of early adopters.
August 14, 2014
In comments filed with the NTIA, Microsoft called for legislation to reign in electronic surveillance by the government.
August 11, 2014
ITIF estimated the Sequestration would reduce federal funding for R&D by 8.8 percent.
August 6, 2014
Automation lowers prices which increases demand for goods and services, which in turn creates jobs, says Robert Atkinson.
August 6, 2014
When conducted properly data de-identification can be a useful tool for protecting privacy, while enabling innovation.
August 6, 2014
There is no legitimate reason for the DoT to restrict cell phone use on flights, says Daniel Castro.
August 5, 2014
Federal regulations should address the actual not potential harms of technology.
August 3, 2014
Federal legislation could help move more discoveries out of the lab and into use in the marketplace.
August 1, 2014
This could lead to further foreign economic backlash against U.S. technology companies.


Press Releases

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.