The Senate should use the AIRR Act as an opportunity to promote safe and innovative uses of unmanned aircraft systems—commonly referred to as drones, or UAS.
March 14, 2016
Restricting Encryption Will Hurt Security and Economy, Won’t Stop Terrorists from Using It Anyway, ITIF Finds in New Analysis
ITIF urges the U.S. government not to limit the commercialization of cybersecurity innovations, especially encryption.
March 10, 2016
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 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.
November 11, 2015
“If Airbnb is not at least somewhat flexible on their part, cities will just dig in their heels,” said Rob Atkinson in the New York Times.
November 6, 2015
“For some of the smaller broadcasters, there’s not surging demand for over-the-air broadcasting. It’s an industry kind of in decline,” said Doug Brake in Morning Consult. “For those old family businesses that are looking to retire it’s an easy way… Here’s some retirement money!”
November 4, 2015
"[People who leave reviews are] actually being a public citizen, they're taking their valuable time. If we have a collective climate of fear, then people are not going to be able to do it,” said Rob Atkinson on CBS News.
October 29, 2015
ITIF is proposing a "Grand Bargain" bill that would provide a legislative underpinning for most of the FCC's new Open Internet rules, while allowing for some paid prioritization and funding broadband deployment programs, writes Broadcasting & Cable.
October 27, 2015
According to ITIF’s Nigel Cory, Indonesia ranks 114th on the World Bank’s ranking of ability to do business, writes PBS NewsHour.