"I expect that some businesses may try to provide additional confidence by opening European data centers. Unfortunately, because this is less efficient, these types of changes will ultimately result in higher costs for customers,” said Daniel Castro in the Christian Science Monitor.
February 3, 2016
February 2, 2016
“The big question right now is whether the agreement will withstand the inevitable court challenge,” said Daniel Castro in the Washington Post. If it does, it could greatly boost the digital economy. “But until this is settled, there is still a shadow of uncertainty for companies operating on both sides of the Atlantic.”
February 1, 2016
Without warnings of worker shortages, public policy to improve STEM outcomes will lag. “If you don’t say there’s a shortage, you don’t drive improvement,” said Rob Atkinson in The Atlantic.
January 28, 2016
“Thailand, China, India, Argentina, and Russia field policies that detract the most from the global innovation system.
January 28, 2016
Poor Innovation Policies Are Holding Back The U.S. From Leading The World In This Space, Report Says
While the United States arguably produces more innovation than any other country in the world, its positive impact in this space, globally, is smaller than that of other nine nations according to a
January 28, 2016
Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom have done the most for global innovation on a per-capita basis while India, Indonesia, and Argentina have done the least, according to a new
January 21, 2016
An ITIF report says the latest rules “continue the Chinese government’s ongoing efforts to restrain or force out foreign technology companies,” writes Bloomberg Businessweek.
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.
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
ITIF Welcomes Global Connect Initiative, Urges Elimination of ICT Taxes and Tariffs as Essential to Global Internet Access
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.
September 23, 2015
We agree there is no place for digital protectionism in the global innovation economy.
September 17, 2015
China Not Living Up to WTO Commitments to Detriment of Global Trading System, Warns ITIF; Urges ‘Constructive Confrontation’ As New Path Forward
ITIF releases report outlining the ways China has failed to live up to the commitments it made when it joined the WTO.
September 10, 2015
New Report Illustrates How Overheated Rhetoric Creates a ‘Privacy Panic Cycle’ for New Technologies, Warns Policymakers Not to Overreact
ITIF released a comprehensive analysis of how privacy advocates trigger waves of public fear about new technologies in a recurring “privacy panic cycle.”
September 9, 2015
Microsoft Warrant Case Highlights Catch-22 for U.S. Tech Competitiveness, Says ITIF; Underscores Pressing Need for Global Agreement on Government Access to Data
The best path forward is for the U.S. government to improve the MLAT process, says Daniel Castro.
August 28, 2015
ITIF has long advocated for improving America’s innovation infrastructure with partnerships like these between government, industry, and academia.
August 24, 2015
Congressional Research Service Gets it Wrong, Says ITIF; U.S. Manufacturing Still Hurting Post-Recession
In a new report, ITIF argues that a recent Congressional Research Service report contains flaws that paint a rosier picture of U.S. manufacturing than is actually warranted.
July 28, 2015
ITIF Recommends Policies to Promote Innovation, Productivity, and Competitiveness Before House Democratic Caucus