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November 22, 2014
States and localities can profit from open data, and it’s time to start talking about how.
November 21, 2014
Patrick Eddington cites ITIF’s research on the economic impact of PRISM in this op-ed.
November 21, 2014
China is trying to exclude foreign business to benefit its growing tech industry.
November 20, 2014
Title II represents a strong shift towards a European-style precautionary regulation without legitimate justification, says Doug Brake.
November 19, 2014
Technology companies are using new encryption tech to thwart snooping by hackers and government spies.
November 18, 2014
The ITA is a landmark victory for trade liberalization in the world, says Stephen Ezell.
November 18, 2014
The reauthorization of the COMPETES Act could be one of the main bills on the Republican agenda, says Matthew Stepp.
November 17, 2014
The U.S. Senate plans to vote this week on reforms to the U.S. government’s electronic surveillance program.
November 11, 2014
Many are over estimating the market for prioritization and its actual impact on the broadband ecosystem, says Robert Atkinson.
November 11, 2014
Agreement between U.S. and China clears hurdles for expansion of the Information Technology Agreement.

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Press Releases

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.
October 5, 2015
As Congress begins to review this new framework, we implore lawmakers to remember the importance of having a high-standard agreement that sets the bar for all future global trade agreements.
October 2, 2015
Instead of nullifying the Safe Harbor, policymakers in the United States and EU should work together to make a number of much-needed privacy reforms, says Daniel Castro.
September 28, 2015
The single most important thing a nation can do to spur Internet access and adoption is eliminate taxes and tariffs on ICT goods and services.

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