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June 21, 2017
To ensure limited federal resources are used as effectively as possible to achieve universal broadband service, policymakers should continue to support defining and mapping broadband service nationwide so we focus first on unserved areas, said Doug Brake, senior telecom policy analyst at ITIF, in testimony today before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications Technology.
June 12, 2017
Railroads, trucking, and certain types of aviation are ripe for automation that will improve the safety and efficiency of U.S. freight transportation, but ill-balanced regulations prevent companies and consumers from capitalizing on these opportunities, according to a new report from ITIF.


News Clips

October 19, 2017
Futurism discusses a report by ITIF’s Rob Atkinson and John Wu that, after analyzing data about occupational trends from the United States Census over the past 165 years, concluded that dark predictions of future employment are based on faulty logic and incorrect analyses.
October 10, 2017
ITIF’s Rob Atkinson appeared recently on the podcast Digital Disruption to discuss with host Michael Alf the counterintuitive findings of ITIF’s report, “False Alarmism: Technological Disruption and the U.S. Labor Market, 1850–2015.”
October 9, 2017
“The U.S. doesn’t have to totally reinvent the wheel here,” said Daniel Castro, director of ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation, told Bloomberg.
October 5, 2017
“All of these companies have to pay U.S. tax at a statutory rate of 35 percent when they repatriate the money, so if Ireland isn’t taxing it, then the U.S. is,” said ITIF’s Joe Kennedy in The Atlantic.
September 29, 2017
Nigel Cory, a trade analyst at ITIF, told Bloomberg BNA that regulators should grasp that data security doesn't depend on location. Major cloud providers, such as Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google, IBM Corp. and Microsoft Corp., are better able to protect data than a small company that receives personal data freely because it happens to be located in a country held to be adequate to protect privacy.