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 25, 2016
Giving Financial Data Special Treatment in Trade Agreements Harms Consumers and Businesses, and Undermines Digital Economy, New ITIF Analysis Finds
April 20, 2016
EU Commission Shows No Concrete Harm to Consumers in Antitrust Allegations Against Google; Holding ‘Open’ Operating Systems to Higher Standard Only Hurts Consumer Choice
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
“Adapt It, Fix It, or Suspend It”: In a First-of-Its-Kind Analysis, ITIF Outlines Three Pathways to Revamp U.S. Labor Law for the Gig Economy
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.
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.
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.