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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.
October 19, 2015
Daniel Castro urged the government not to "rush into new rules that could have unintended consequences down the line,” writes the Associated Press.
October 19, 2015
European regulators “already have sufficient legal powers to act against the most likely problems,” said ITIF in EurActiv.
October 19, 2015
“The very qualities that make Internet platforms different from other types of businesses also mitigate against market abuses,” said ITIF in POLITICO Morning Tech.
October 15, 2015
“It allows for tremendously large [spectrum] bands,” said Doug Brake in Morning Consult. “Bigger bandwidth means higher capacities. It could be used for dense urban areas, concert venues, or stadiums, to allow for extremely high capacity in small localized area.”
October 14, 2015
“Imagine a leaner state government that needs fewer workers and materials to get the same or better results,” said Rob Atkinson in Government Executive’s Route Fifty.
October 14, 2015
"One of the things states need to do differently on ROI" is remember that government IT serves both the government enterprise and the people in the state, said Rob Atkinson in GCN.
October 14, 2015
Rob Atkinson described the recent Chinese commitments as “a little bit like Lucy and Charlie Brown and the football,” writes The Hill. China is saying, “Go ahead kick it one more time, we really are serious this time,” he added. “They have never been serious yet.”

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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.
October 26, 2015
Without pioneering new ideas and equipment, innovation and productivity will be stuck in neutral.

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