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April 13, 2016
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
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.

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News Clips

January 28, 2015
The FTC privacy report featured three pages on the benefits of the IoT and nine pages on the risks, that is a little lopsided, says Daniel Castro.
January 27, 2015
The FTC’s call for broad-based privacy legislation is an attempt to “shoehorn old ideas” onto a new technology.
January 27, 2015
“If you engage in piracy and it is intentional, there ought to be a penalty,” says Robert Atkinson.
January 27, 2015
In calling for companies to reduce their use of data, the FTC misses the point that data is the driving force behind innovation,” says Daniel Castro.
January 26, 2015
Technological innovation is the wellspring of human progress. Despite this, a growing array of interests – some economic, some ideological – now stand resolutely in opposition to innovation.

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