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September 10, 2014
This ‘technological McCarthyism’ is a dangerous game and has no place in broadband regulation narrowly, or tech policy more broadly,” says Robert Atkinson.
September 9, 2014
Rob Atkinson argues the proposed "Internet slowdown" is an attempt to "whip up the masses" by harnessing a sort of "technological McCarthyism.”
September 8, 2014
Connected vehicles could transform transportation and enhance efforts to combat climate change.
September 5, 2014
Rob Atkinson will discuss Rhode Island’s rank in the 2014 State New Economy Index.
September 3, 2014
ITIF and the Center for Clean Energy Innovation were co-hosts of a panel discussion on the impact of connected vehicles on sustainable transportation.
August 26, 2014
China's rampage against Microsoft -- whose software has been pirated in the country for years -- has led its government to renew efforts to build a viable operating system of its own.
August 21, 2014
Apple, Google and "all the major CDNs are already paying the ISPs for this sort of interconnection, this is not anything new," says Doug Brake.
August 21, 2014
U.S. businesses pay 20% more in taxes than they receive in benefits.
August 20, 2014
DOD clean energy investments should be a central component of broader climate policy because they offer a path to rapid cost declines that preclude commercial market entrance.
August 18, 2014
By making government data more accessible, state governments can foster data-driven innovation in both the public and private sectors.

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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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