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February 3, 2016
"I expect that some businesses may try to provide additional confidence by opening European data centers. Unfortunately, because this is less efficient, these types of changes will ultimately result in higher costs for customers,” said Daniel Castro in the Christian Science Monitor.
February 2, 2016
“The big question right now is whether the agreement will withstand the inevitable court challenge,” said Daniel Castro in the Washington Post. If it does, it could greatly boost the digital economy. “But until this is settled, there is still a shadow of uncertainty for companies operating on both sides of the Atlantic.”
February 1, 2016
Without warnings of worker shortages, public policy to improve STEM outcomes will lag. “If you don’t say there’s a shortage, you don’t drive improvement,” said Rob Atkinson in The Atlantic.
January 28, 2016
“Thailand, China, India, Argentina, and Russia field policies that detract the most from the global innovation system.
January 28, 2016
While the United States arguably produces more innovation than any other country in the world, its positive impact in this space, globally, is smaller than that of other nine nations according to a
January 28, 2016
Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom have done the most for global innovation on a per-capita basis while India, Indonesia, and Argentina have done the least, according to a new
January 21, 2016
An ITIF report says the latest rules “continue the Chinese government’s ongoing efforts to restrain or force out foreign technology companies,” writes Bloomberg Businessweek.
January 19, 2016
Musk "is the antithesis of a Luddite, but I do think he's giving aid and comfort to the Luddite community," said Rob Atkinson in CNET. "It's not inappropriate to raise the issue that AI be developed in a safe and responsible way. The problem is their tone scares people."
January 12, 2016
“We are seeing a disturbing trend where innovation mercantilist policies are becoming the norm rather than the exception, and the global trading system is doing little to try and roll back these destructive practices,” said Rob Atkinson in the South China Morning Post.
January 11, 2016
“Foreign technology companies are the clear target of these rules, given their competitive advantage in IP-based advanced technologies,” said ITIF in POLITICO Morning Trade regarding protectionist Chinese policies.

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Press Releases

November 30, 2015
ITIF urged U.S. policymakers to lower the corporate tax rate on innovative economic activity so the United States can regain lost ground in the global economy.
November 19, 2015
ITIF called on UN climate negotiators meeting soon in Paris to commit to research and development initiatives that spur innovation in clean energy.
November 19, 2015
The innovative biotechnology involved in genetically engineering salmon promises to bring healthy and affordable food to countless consumers with lower environmental impact than traditional ocean-farmed salmon.
November 17, 2015
The Center for Data Innovation, an affiliated research institute of ITIF, announced that it has launched a European policy program in Brussels and has named Paul MacDonnell head of European policy.
November 10, 2015
It’s good to see Congress working to put in place policies that will see wireless-based growth continue to flourish, said Doug Brake.
November 5, 2015
ITIF announced today that U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) will serve as an honorary co-chair.
October 29, 2015
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.

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