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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.
March 2, 2016
We applaud Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) for their work to help meet the booming demand for more and more wireless services. ITIF also supports proposals to put “dig once” policies firmly in place, in particular the amendment offered by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN).
March 1, 2016
The DIGIT Act will bring together government and industry to shape policies on the Internet of Things, ensuring that the U.S. can successfully capture the wide variety of benefits it has to offer.
March 1, 2016
ITIF called on the FCC to halt its move to regulate broadband privacy.

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News Clips

October 15, 2015
“It allows for tremendously large [spectrum] bands,” said Doug Brake in Morning Consult. “Bigger bandwidth means higher capacities. It could be used for dense urban areas, concert venues, or stadiums, to allow for extremely high capacity in small localized area.”
October 14, 2015
“Imagine a leaner state government that needs fewer workers and materials to get the same or better results,” said Rob Atkinson in Government Executive’s Route Fifty.
October 14, 2015
"One of the things states need to do differently on ROI" is remember that government IT serves both the government enterprise and the people in the state, said Rob Atkinson in GCN.
October 14, 2015
Rob Atkinson described the recent Chinese commitments as “a little bit like Lucy and Charlie Brown and the football,” writes The Hill. China is saying, “Go ahead kick it one more time, we really are serious this time,” he added. “They have never been serious yet.”
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.

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