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September 11, 2015
InfoWorld writes that ITIF warns, “If the court supports the use of search warrants to obtain data stored abroad, it will feed the perception that the best way to protect data from the prying eyes of the U.S. government is to store it overseas with a non-U.S. provider.... those fears will likely cost U.S. tech companies well over $35 billion by 2016.”
September 10, 2015
“Privacy advocates make outsized claims about the privacy risks associated with new technologies,” said Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinn in the Washington Post.
September 2, 2015
Bloomberg writes, Edward Snowden’s exposure of clandestine data collection by the U.S. - sometimes with industry collaboration - has already cost companies. They could forgo more than $35 billion in sales by 2016 because of doubts about the security of their cloud-based systems, according to ITIF.
September 1, 2015
“The Lifeline program has historically had problems with fraud and abuse,” said Doug Brake in Morning Consult.
August 31, 2015
“The stakes are pretty big, especially in markets that the FCC needs to clear a certain amount of spectrum in order to free up enough for nationwide licenses,” said Doug Brake in The Hill.
August 24, 2015
ITIF stated that the CRS report “paints a rosier picture of U.S. manufacturing than is actually warranted” and warned that U.S. manufacturing has “barely recovered from the Great Recession,” writes IndustryWeek.
August 21, 2015
“IoT allows us to take old problems and apply new solutions to them,” said Daniel Castro in GovLoop. “That’s what makes it so powerful.”
August 19, 2015
“Some countries want to see more censorship online. They want to see more control over who can be online, what they can say. And they see the United States stepping down as an opportunity for them have the internet more to their vision of what it should be,” said Daniel Castro in BuzzFeed.
August 19, 2015
Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson cited ITIF’s report debunking arguments against high-skilled immigration in an Orlando Sentinel op-ed.
August 13, 2015
Doug Brake noted in Morning Consult that the FCC “previously argued in front of the Supreme Court that it is an information service and so they need to point to changes that justify their prior factual findings.”

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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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