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April 25, 2016
ITIF urges policymakers to walk back efforts to exempt financial data from requirements to enable the free flow of data across borders in the TPP.
April 20, 2016
Today’s announcement shows that the European Commission holds a misguided view of how competition law should be used to protect consumers in the era of digital platforms.
April 18, 2016
ITIF urges Congress to modernize U.S. labor law to better serve workers and companies in the so-called “gig economy."
April 14, 2016
History will likely show that Europe’s new data protection regulation was a mistake.
April 14, 2016
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation today welcomed the unveiling of the bipartisan Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act.

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October 26, 2015
Daniel Castro raised the specter of a "splinternet" emerging, where data-processing centers spring up in multiple countries as firms try to avoid falling foul of divergent privacy laws, writes Deutsche Welle. "We are seeing an increase in the number of data centers in Europe, although it is hard to say what is causing this," Castro said.
October 24, 2015
"You're taking about Europe imposing its version of how the world should be on everyone else," said Daniel Castro in AFP regarding the right to be forgotten.
October 24, 2015
“It’s a great idea, it’s good common-sense policy — but obviously not a total panacea,” said Doug Brake in The Hill. “Where it gets real expensive is where you get out into the tendrils of the network, and costs go up exponentially as you start trying to lay down the last mile getting into everyone’s home.”
October 20, 2015
According to an ITIF report, revelations about U.S. government surveillance programs have spurred an international backlash that may cost U.S. technology companies an estimated $35 billion in lost sales and contracts by 2016, writes Bloomberg.
October 20, 2015
ITIF said any new regulations “will have long-term implications for free speech, privacy, and the commercial development and deployment of this nascent technology,” writes POLITICO Morning Tech.

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