The U.S. system for discovering and developing new medicines is under threat.
February 22, 2016
US Leadership in Biomedical Innovation Under Threat as Populists Attack Industry and Libertarians Attack Government, ITIF Finds in New Policy Analysis
February 11, 2016
Getting these two bills to the president’s desk is an important step forward on reaching agreement on other important tech issues. But more must be done.
February 10, 2016
The United States needs a uniform policy that encourages the use of encryption, not a patchwork of state policies trying to limit it.
February 8, 2016
By Blocking Agricultural Innovation, Anti-GMO Campaigns Could Cost African Farmers $1.5 Trillion Through 2050, New ITIF Report Concludes
February 5, 2016
On Anniversary of Barlow’s Cyberspace ‘Declaration of Independence,’ ITIF Renews Alternate Call for Interdependence in Governing Internet
ITIF calls for symbiotic relationship between sovereign nations & citizens to oversee cyberspace.
April 8, 2016
"This legislation places an unqualified demand on companies to decrypt their customers’ data upon receiving a court order from law enforcement," said Daniel Castro in USA Today. "While companies should comply with lawful requests, it is simply not possible for a company to do so when the customer controls the only keys."
April 8, 2016
On a per-GDP basis, the United States, Switzerland, Taiwan, Singapore and Sweden "contribute the most to global life-sciences innovation," the ITIF report found, writes POLITICO Pulse.
March 31, 2016
“It’s sort of a big question mark. It’s hard to predict how many people will participate,” said Doug Brake in the International Business Times.
March 24, 2016
“The role of the government should be to strengthen, not weaken, security. This means that the government should report zero-day exploits to the private sector rather than hoarding them for its own purposes. At a minimum, the FBI should release its vulnerability disclosure policy so there can be a public discussion on what responsible disclosure should look like for the government,” said Daniel Castro in the Christian Science Monitor.
March 10, 2016
“A sector-specific privacy rule making for broadband providers is misguided. It is unfortunate that privacy activists have successfully convinced the FCC to ignore the benefits of FTC privacy oversight,” said Doug Brake in the Wall Street Journal.