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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 5, 2016
ITIF calls for symbiotic relationship between sovereign nations & citizens to oversee cyberspace.
February 4, 2016
The plan that the White House has announced signals a welcome focus on the shift from concrete to chips.
February 2, 2016
We commend U.S. and European negotiators for completing an agreement that avoids disrupting the transatlantic digital economy.


News Clips

October 8, 2015
"What we've got to really do is get a new dialogue. This stuff works. At least parts of either side don't want to acknowledge that,” said Rob Atkinson in U.S. News & World Report.
October 8, 2015
Daniel Castro said absent any new laws, either in the United States or abroad, “companies are in the driver’s seat.” He said that if another country tried to require companies to retain an ability to decrypt communications, “I suspect many tech companies would try to pull out,” writes the Washington Post.
October 7, 2015
"The updated agreement should reflect the EU request that a national security exception is used only to the extent that it is strictly necessary and proportionate for a given incident," said Daniel Castro on CNBC.
October 7, 2015
"European citizens and policymakers are understandably concerned about privacy safeguards in U.S. law," said Daniel Castro in Investor’s Business Daily.
October 6, 2015
“Policymakers should finish the process of creating a Safe Harbor 2.0 with terms that give comfort to all parties,” said Daniel Castro in The Hill.