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April 8, 2016
This legislation places an unqualified demand on companies to decrypt their customers’ data upon receiving a court order from law enforcement.
April 7, 2016
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
ITIF urges the U.S. government not to limit the commercialization of cybersecurity innovations, especially encryption.
March 10, 2016
A sector-specific privacy rulemaking for broadband providers is misguided. Under the FTC’s enforcement of best practices and broadband provider policies, privacy protections are already well balanced with other values, such as cost, usability, or innovation.

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News Clips

January 19, 2016
Musk "is the antithesis of a Luddite, but I do think he's giving aid and comfort to the Luddite community," said Rob Atkinson in CNET. "It's not inappropriate to raise the issue that AI be developed in a safe and responsible way. The problem is their tone scares people."
January 12, 2016
“We are seeing a disturbing trend where innovation mercantilist policies are becoming the norm rather than the exception, and the global trading system is doing little to try and roll back these destructive practices,” said Rob Atkinson in the South China Morning Post.
January 11, 2016
“Foreign technology companies are the clear target of these rules, given their competitive advantage in IP-based advanced technologies,” said ITIF in POLITICO Morning Trade regarding protectionist Chinese policies.
January 10, 2016
“This is a unique opportunity. One of perhaps the last opportunities on the horizon to see a sale of the sort of beachfront, low-band spectrum. But at the same time, I think there’s also a great deal of benefit to encouraging both sides of the auction to come to participate,” said Doug Brake in The Hill.
January 6, 2016
“[FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen] pointed out that while there are potential problems caused by big data, there are also many ways that these potential problems could be resol

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