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News Clippings

December 5, 2014
Legislators see the need for regulating the Internet of Things, but are wary of discouraging innovation in the world of connected devices.
December 5, 2014
How can policymakers promote increased deployment and use of the Internet of Things?
December 4, 2014
The Center for Data Innovation brings together lawmakers and industry leaders to discuss the role Washington should play in the rapid rise of the IoT.
December 4, 2014
ITIF was featured as one of the top 50 IT bloggers in the nation.
December 4, 2014
Senators Deb Fischer and Kelly Ayotte discussed the need to balance regulation and innovation at an internet of Things Conference sponsored by ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation.
December 4, 2014
The Internet of Things policy framework should be designed to promote innovations that can enhance the public good.
December 3, 2014
While Chinese IT development is moving in the right direction they do need to improve broadband speeds and investments in cloud computing, says Robert Atkinson.
December 2, 2014
Expanding the ITA would remove tariffs on about $1 trillion (sales) in information and communications technology products.
November 24, 2014
Broadband should not be treated like electricity or cable TV, says Robert Atkinson.
November 23, 2014
The FAA should expedite its commercial drone ruling to invite public comment, making the process open and transparent for everyone,” says Alan McQuinn.

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Press Releases

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.
October 22, 2015
So-called “dig once” policies can dramatically reduce the cost of deploying broadband Internet infrastructure by taking advantage of the opportunity to install new conduits whenever roads or sewers are under construction, says Doug Brake.
October 19, 2015
The Department of Transportation is trying to improve the safety and security of national airspace—which is a worthy goal—but the United States cannot rush into new rules that could have unintended consequences down the line.
October 19, 2015
ITIF released a new report outlining why Internet marketplace platforms do not need their own, special regulations to address potential competition, privacy, or employment concerns.
October 13, 2015
ITIF released a new analysis on why and how states should better harness IT to drive public-sector productivity and generate savings.
October 9, 2015
Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) spoke clearly at the Duke Law Forum on the Future of Video Competition and Regulation: The FCC should “hit the pause button” on regulating streaming video. This is a sound recommendation, says Doug Brake.
October 6, 2015
Policymakers in the United States and EU should work together swiftly to implement an interim agreement so that we do not shut down transatlantic digital commerce overnight, says Daniel Castro.
October 5, 2015
The BEPS project should not be an excuse for hidden tax increases, nor should it dramatically increase the cost of compliance, says Joe Kennedy.

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