ITIF called on the FCC to halt its move to regulate broadband privacy.
February 29, 2016
EU Policymakers Must Forge Consensus on How to Capture the Benefits of Data Revolution, or Risk Being Left Behind, Concludes New Report from ITIF's Center for Data Innovation
The data revolution creates vast opportunities to spur growth and address social challenges.
February 24, 2016
Highly educated immigrants play an outsized role in driving technological progress in the U.S., while women and minorities are significantly underrepresented.
February 22, 2016
US Leadership in Biomedical Innovation Under Threat as Populists Attack Industry and Libertarians Attack Government, ITIF Finds in New Policy Analysis
The U.S. system for discovering and developing new medicines is under threat.
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.
December 16, 2015
“Completion of this agreement is not just a win for exporters. It is also a win for the millions of potential new users around the world who can now access high-tech products at lower costs. Technology use is the key driver of productivity and growth in the global economy, so this is a victory for all involved,” said Stephen Ezell in The Hill.
December 16, 2015
“Unfortunately, creating restrictive rules for emerging technology at such an emerging stage in its development without clear evidence of how it could actually end up affecting consumers can have unintended consequences that limit innovation by restricting business models or even cost,” said Joshua New in Government Technology.
December 11, 2015
The ITA has been one of the most commercially successful trade deals in history. “The original agreement helped to boost annual worldwide information and communications technology trade from $1.2 trillion in 1996, when it took effect, to more than $5 trillion today,” said Stephen Ezell in the South China Morning Post.
December 8, 2015
“Having the same price throughout the EU means people in Slovenia, Greece, the Czech Republic will have to pay more for films than they do now. If you start charging them at Swedish prices, then all you will get is more piracy,” said Rob Atkinson in POLITICO.
December 7, 2015
“Internet access should not be a partisan issue. It shouldn’t even be a political issue. Broadband adoption is a real area of opportunity. If we put some effort and real government funding behind it, it can get a lot more people online, and have all sorts of spillover effects that benefit the entire economy and our productivity,” said Doug Brake in Wired.