This legislation is a long overdue remedy to the loopholes in ECPA that treat data stored in the cloud differently than data stored on a local computer.
April 8, 2016
Compliance with Feinstein-Burr Encryption Bill Would Create Untenable Legal Paradox For U.S. Companies
This legislation places an unqualified demand on companies to decrypt their customers’ data upon receiving a court order from law enforcement.
April 7, 2016
U.S. Ranks 1st in How Its National Policies Impact Global Biopharma Innovation, ITIF Finds in New Analysis Marking World Health Day
ITIF's new report ranks 56 countries on the extent to which their domestic policies contribute to global biopharmaceutical innovation.
March 15, 2016
The Senate should use the AIRR Act as an opportunity to promote safe and innovative uses of unmanned aircraft systems—commonly referred to as drones, or UAS.
March 14, 2016
Restricting Encryption Will Hurt Security and Economy, Won’t Stop Terrorists from Using It Anyway, ITIF Finds in New Analysis
ITIF urges the U.S. government not to limit the commercialization of cybersecurity innovations, especially encryption.
February 24, 2016
“People may think technological innovation is driven by precocious college dropouts at startup companies, like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg,” said Adams Nager in Fortune. “In reality, America’s innovators are far more likely to be immigrants with advanced degrees who have paid their dues through years of work in large companies.”
February 24, 2016
“We are dependent on immigrants with science and technology expertise,” said Rob Atkinson in the Wall Street Journal. “They are making it possible for U.S. companies and foreign companies in the U.S. to gain market share and hire more scientists and engineers.”
February 22, 2016
A new report by ITIF argues that consensus for the U.S. method of discovering and developing new drugs needs bolstering, writes POLITICO.
February 17, 2016
Daniel Castro says on BBC.com that there are some cases where "it would be prudent to allow law enforcement to have this access - at least in the short term.” However, he says the short term benefits of doing this need to be weighed up against any harmful unintended consequences.
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.