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 10, 2016
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.
February 29, 2016
EU Policymakers Must Forge Consensus on How to Capture the Benefits of Data Revolution, or Risk Being Left Behind, Concludes New Report from ITIF's Center for Data Innovation
The data revolution creates vast opportunities to spur growth and address social challenges.
January 19, 2016
Musk "is the antithesis of a Luddite, but I do think he's giving aid and comfort to the Luddite community," said Rob Atkinson in CNET. "It's not inappropriate to raise the issue that AI be developed in a safe and responsible way. The problem is their tone scares people."
January 12, 2016
“We are seeing a disturbing trend where innovation mercantilist policies are becoming the norm rather than the exception, and the global trading system is doing little to try and roll back these destructive practices,” said Rob Atkinson in the South China Morning Post.
January 11, 2016
“Foreign technology companies are the clear target of these rules, given their competitive advantage in IP-based advanced technologies,” said ITIF in POLITICO Morning Trade regarding protectionist Chinese policies.
January 10, 2016
“This is a unique opportunity. One of perhaps the last opportunities on the horizon to see a sale of the sort of beachfront, low-band spectrum. But at the same time, I think there’s also a great deal of benefit to encouraging both sides of the auction to come to participate,” said Doug Brake in The Hill.
January 6, 2016
“[FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen] pointed out that while there are potential problems caused by big data, there are also many ways that these potential problems could be resol