"The idea that the private sector will pave the way for the clean-energy innovation needed to deal with climate change is simply wrong. When you look at the major advances in solar and wind and even battery technology in this country, their origins trace back to government funding and research," said Rob Atkinson in National Journal.
July 27, 2015
"It will be feasible in the coming decade that genomic data will play into health care decisions made," said Josh New of the Center for Data Innovation in U.S. News & World Report.
July 23, 2015
"The big opportunity is that we have disruptive companies that are allowing people access to credit that they didn't have access to before, and allowing them to do it in a much easier way," said Daniel Castro in the San Jose Mercury News.
July 23, 2015
“It’s an issue that will have real legs over the next couple of years,” said Rob Atkinson in the Christian Science Monitor.
July 21, 2015
“Updating the ITA will not only lower prices and help boost exports, but also facilitate greater diffusion and adoption of information and communications technologies worldwide,” said Stephen Ezell in the South China Morning Post.
July 20, 2015
"The Chinese tell these companies, 'You will either form joint ventures and sell under their name in China and transfer technology or you will be kicked out of the Chinese market,'" said Rob Atkinson in the San Jose Mercury News.
July 15, 2015
“Regardless of the origins, no one should have explicit images of themselves shared without their consent,” said Daniel Castro in The Hill.
July 15, 2015
“In some states you’re not even calling the police, you’re calling a lawyer,” said Daniel Castro in Fusion. “It’s important to recognize this is a criminal issue and provide assistance.”
July 15, 2015
Speier’s proposal is buoyed by new research by ITIF, which found a host of negative effects of nonconsensual pornography, including damaged reputations, abusive communications from strangers, emotional damage and real threats of violence, writes The Hill.
July 14, 2015
“It has massively serious implications for the future of the U.S,” said Rob Atkinson in the Wall Street Journal regarding a Chinese state-owned company’s proposal to buy chip giant Micron Technology Inc.
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
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.