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June 1, 2014
The right policy climate could boost productivity growth back to about 2.5 percent a year, says Robert Atkinson.
May 28, 2014
ITIF hosted an event evaluating the impact of the Copyright Alert System
May 27, 2014
Too much regulation on the data broker industry could have a negative impact on the economy, says Daniel Castro.
May 23, 2014
The U.S. is in a global competition for innovation-based industries and jobs, and a strong pool of high-skilled STEM workers is central to our future economic success, says Robert Atkinson.
May 23, 2014
Rob Atkinson argues utilizing a German-style apprenticeship model in the U.S. is possible but does have its challenges.
May 23, 2014
Policy should focus on addressing on the absolute harm that comes from the use of data as opposed to regulating the collection of data itself, says Robert Atkinson.
May 22, 2014
“The legislation is a step towards ending the broad intelligence gathering that angers so many Americans," says Daniel Castro.
May 20, 2014
ITA talks end on a positive note with ministers pledging to find a way forward to end deadlock over tariffs.
May 20, 2014
ITIF has estimated that the US cloud sector could lose up to $35bn over three years in the wake of PRISM.
May 19, 2014
Paid prioritization could help Internet of Things applications achieve better performance and enhance future development, says Doug Brake.


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.