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Press Releases

March 15, 2016
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
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.

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News Clips

October 19, 2015
Daniel Castro urged the government not to "rush into new rules that could have unintended consequences down the line,” writes the Associated Press.
October 19, 2015
European regulators “already have sufficient legal powers to act against the most likely problems,” said ITIF in EurActiv.
October 19, 2015
“The very qualities that make Internet platforms different from other types of businesses also mitigate against market abuses,” said ITIF in POLITICO Morning Tech.
October 15, 2015
“It allows for tremendously large [spectrum] bands,” said Doug Brake in Morning Consult. “Bigger bandwidth means higher capacities. It could be used for dense urban areas, concert venues, or stadiums, to allow for extremely high capacity in small localized area.”
October 14, 2015
“Imagine a leaner state government that needs fewer workers and materials to get the same or better results,” said Rob Atkinson in Government Executive’s Route Fifty.

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