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News Clippings

July 28, 2015
“The Democrats are making an argument that the pace of change is too fast and has hurt too many people,” said Rob Atkinson in Bloomberg. “The Republicans are arguing the opposite.”
July 27, 2015
"The idea that the private sector will pave the way for the clean-energy innovation needed to deal with climate change is simply wrong. When you look at the major advances in solar and wind and even battery technology in this country, their origins trace back to government funding and research," said Rob Atkinson in National Journal.
July 27, 2015
"It will be feasible in the coming decade that genomic data will play into health care decisions made," said Josh New of the Center for Data Innovation in U.S. News & World Report.
July 23, 2015
"The big opportunity is that we have disruptive companies that are allowing people access to credit that they didn't have access to before, and allowing them to do it in a much easier way," said Daniel Castro in the San Jose Mercury News.
July 23, 2015
“It’s an issue that will have real legs over the next couple of years,” said Rob Atkinson in the Christian Science Monitor.
July 21, 2015
“Updating the ITA will not only lower prices and help boost exports, but also facilitate greater diffusion and adoption of information and communications technologies worldwide,” said Stephen Ezell in the South China Morning Post.
July 20, 2015
"The Chinese tell these companies, 'You will either form joint ventures and sell under their name in China and transfer technology or you will be kicked out of the Chinese market,'" said Rob Atkinson in the San Jose Mercury News.
July 15, 2015
“Regardless of the origins, no one should have explicit images of themselves shared without their consent,” said Daniel Castro in The Hill.
July 15, 2015
“In some states you’re not even calling the police, you’re calling a lawyer,” said Daniel Castro in Fusion. “It’s important to recognize this is a criminal issue and provide assistance.”
July 15, 2015
Speier’s proposal is buoyed by new research by ITIF, which found a host of negative effects of nonconsensual pornography, including damaged reputations, abusive communications from strangers, emotional damage and real threats of violence, writes The Hill.


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.