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October 13, 2015
State government IT offices could save $11 billion collectively in the next five years, according to a new ITIF report, writes Government Technology.
October 13, 2015
Empowering IT to make change possible is especially challenging for states. The annual budget process is one obstacle that results in IT decisions that are "penny wise and pound foolish," said Rob Atkinson in InformationWeek.
October 13, 2015
“I feel like productivity is undervalued among CIOs,” said Rob Atkinson in StateScoop. “They’re thinking just about the tools, but the tools should be used for something.”
October 8, 2015
"What we've got to really do is get a new dialogue. This stuff works. At least parts of either side don't want to acknowledge that,” said Rob Atkinson in U.S. News & World Report.
October 8, 2015
Daniel Castro said absent any new laws, either in the United States or abroad, “companies are in the driver’s seat.” He said that if another country tried to require companies to retain an ability to decrypt communications, “I suspect many tech companies would try to pull out,” writes the Washington Post.
October 7, 2015
"The updated agreement should reflect the EU request that a national security exception is used only to the extent that it is strictly necessary and proportionate for a given incident," said Daniel Castro on CNBC.
October 7, 2015
"European citizens and policymakers are understandably concerned about privacy safeguards in U.S. law," said Daniel Castro in Investor’s Business Daily.
October 6, 2015
“Policymakers should finish the process of creating a Safe Harbor 2.0 with terms that give comfort to all parties,” said Daniel Castro in The Hill.
October 6, 2015
"Safe Harbor agreement has been the cornerstone of the transatlantic digital economy since before global companies like Facebook were founded,” said Daniel Castro in Agence France-Presse.
October 6, 2015
“It’s really hard to imagine anything that can be more disruptive to the digital economy than this,” said Daniel Castro in the Washington Post.

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Press Releases

December 7, 2015
ITIF offered recommendations to the European Commission for its transition to a single market for mobile communications.
December 4, 2015
Today's USTelecom v. FCC oral argument should serve as a wake-up call on the need for a legislative solution to the decade-old problem of finding legal authority for open Internet rules, said Doug Brake.
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.

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