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April 13, 2016
The mere possibility of the FCC reneging on its forbearance of broadband rate regulation under Title II creates significant uncertainty that chills long-term investment.
April 13, 2016
We are disappointed that the Article 29 Working Party has not affirmed the adequacy of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework negotiated between the European Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce.
April 13, 2016
This legislation is a long overdue remedy to the loopholes in ECPA that treat data stored in the cloud differently than data stored on a local computer.
April 8, 2016
This legislation places an unqualified demand on companies to decrypt their customers’ data upon receiving a court order from law enforcement.
April 7, 2016
ITIF's new report ranks 56 countries on the extent to which their domestic policies contribute to global biopharmaceutical innovation.

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December 16, 2015
“Completion of this agreement is not just a win for exporters. It is also a win for the millions of potential new users around the world who can now access high-tech products at lower costs. Technology use is the key driver of productivity and growth in the global economy, so this is a victory for all involved,” said Stephen Ezell in The Hill.
December 16, 2015
“Unfortunately, creating restrictive rules for emerging technology at such an emerging stage in its development without clear evidence of how it could actually end up affecting consumers can have unintended consequences that limit innovation by restricting business models or even cost,” said Joshua New in Government Technology.
December 11, 2015
The ITA has been one of the most commercially successful trade deals in history. “The original agreement helped to boost annual worldwide information and communications technology trade from $1.2 trillion in 1996, when it took effect, to more than $5 trillion today,” said Stephen Ezell in the South China Morning Post.
December 8, 2015
“Having the same price throughout the EU means people in Slovenia, Greece, the Czech Republic will have to pay more for films than they do now. If you start charging them at Swedish prices, then all you will get is more piracy,” said Rob Atkinson in POLITICO.
December 7, 2015
“Internet access should not be a partisan issue. It shouldn’t even be a political issue. Broadband adoption is a real area of opportunity. If we put some effort and real government funding behind it, it can get a lot more people online, and have all sorts of spillover effects that benefit the entire economy and our productivity,” said Doug Brake in Wired.

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