November 4, 2015
“Gag” Clauses in Consumer Contracts Silence Speech and Undermine Digital Marketplaces; ITIF Urges Congress to Prohibit Them
November 3, 2015
With Protectionism Posing ‘Serious Threat’ to Free Trade in Data, ITIF Urges Policymakers to Build on TPP Progress While Embracing Privacy and Security Reforms
October 29, 2015
ITIF Proposes ‘Grand Bargain’ on Broadband Policy to Safeguard Net Neutrality While Closing America’s ‘Digital Divide’
Congress needs to ensure that the Internet continues to be the fount of innovation and creativity we enjoy today and that everyone can share in it.
October 26, 2015
Without pioneering new ideas and equipment, innovation and productivity will be stuck in neutral.
October 22, 2015
So-called “dig once” policies can dramatically reduce the cost of deploying broadband Internet infrastructure by taking advantage of the opportunity to install new conduits whenever roads or sewers are under construction, says Doug Brake.
December 7, 2015
“Internet access should not be a partisan issue. It shouldn’t even be a political issue. Broadband adoption is a real area of opportunity. If we put some effort and real government funding behind it, it can get a lot more people online, and have all sorts of spillover effects that benefit the entire economy and our productivity,” said Doug Brake in Wired.
December 4, 2015
“It’s time to put the FCC’s authority on firm legal footing with legislation that avoids the weighty baggage of Title II’s Depression-era utility-style of regulation,” said Doug Brake in the International Business Times.
December 1, 2015
“The U.S. leads in cloud computing today and these restrictions would tend to put a damper on this. Data nationalism and data localization are not good,” said Rob Atkinson in CFO.
November 30, 2015
“We are very pleased that policymakers around the world are committing to increase clean energy innovation, because the only plausible way to curb greenhouse emissions is to make clean energy technologies more affordable than fossil fuels,” said Rob Atkinson in The Business Journals.
November 30, 2015
“The primary benefit of a well-drafted innovation box is that it encourages the kind of economic activity that strengthens the country,” said Rob Atkinson in the Christian Science Monitor.