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
Compliance with Feinstein-Burr Encryption Bill Would Create Untenable Legal Paradox For U.S. Companies
This legislation places an unqualified demand on companies to decrypt their customers’ data upon receiving a court order from law enforcement.
April 7, 2016
U.S. Ranks 1st in How Its National Policies Impact Global Biopharma Innovation, ITIF Finds in New Analysis Marking World Health Day
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
Restricting Encryption Will Hurt Security and Economy, Won’t Stop Terrorists from Using It Anyway, ITIF Finds in New Analysis
ITIF urges the U.S. government not to limit the commercialization of cybersecurity innovations, especially encryption.
December 8, 2015
“Having the same price throughout the EU means people in Slovenia, Greece, the Czech Republic will have to pay more for films than they do now. If you start charging them at Swedish prices, then all you will get is more piracy,” said Rob Atkinson in POLITICO.
December 7, 2015
“Internet access should not be a partisan issue. It shouldn’t even be a political issue. Broadband adoption is a real area of opportunity. If we put some effort and real government funding behind it, it can get a lot more people online, and have all sorts of spillover effects that benefit the entire economy and our productivity,” said Doug Brake in Wired.
December 4, 2015
“It’s time to put the FCC’s authority on firm legal footing with legislation that avoids the weighty baggage of Title II’s Depression-era utility-style of regulation,” said Doug Brake in the International Business Times.
December 1, 2015
“The U.S. leads in cloud computing today and these restrictions would tend to put a damper on this. Data nationalism and data localization are not good,” said Rob Atkinson in CFO.
November 30, 2015
“We are very pleased that policymakers around the world are committing to increase clean energy innovation, because the only plausible way to curb greenhouse emissions is to make clean energy technologies more affordable than fossil fuels,” said Rob Atkinson in The Business Journals.