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February 2, 2016
The Commercial UAS Modernization Act takes a number of important steps to promote the integration of commercial drone operations into U.S. airspace while continuing to protect the public.
February 1, 2016
While we are encouraged by the progress made to date, we are disappointed that U.S. and European negotiators did not reach an agreement on a new Safe Harbor framework by the January 31 deadline.
February 1, 2016
For the second consecutive year, ITIF has been named the top science and technology think tank in the United States, and number two in the world.
February 1, 2016
The U.S. is relying too much on monetary policy to spur economic growth and not focusing enough on needed investments in foundational assets that drive productivity and increase wages.
January 20, 2016
European countries captured eight of the top 10 slots in a new global ranking of how countries’ domestic policies support worldwide innovation.

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News Clips

January 12, 2016
“We are seeing a disturbing trend where innovation mercantilist policies are becoming the norm rather than the exception, and the global trading system is doing little to try and roll back these destructive practices,” said Rob Atkinson in the South China Morning Post.
January 11, 2016
“Foreign technology companies are the clear target of these rules, given their competitive advantage in IP-based advanced technologies,” said ITIF in POLITICO Morning Trade regarding protectionist Chinese policies.
January 10, 2016
“This is a unique opportunity. One of perhaps the last opportunities on the horizon to see a sale of the sort of beachfront, low-band spectrum. But at the same time, I think there’s also a great deal of benefit to encouraging both sides of the auction to come to participate,” said Doug Brake in The Hill.
January 6, 2016
“[FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen] pointed out that while there are potential problems caused by big data, there are also many ways that these potential problems could be resol
January 5, 2016
“This is about business — that’s all it is. All this other stuff about hosting and being nice doesn’t fundamentally change the Chinese calculation. This is the strategy they have, and they’re going forward pretty relentlessly,” said Rob Atkinson in the New York Times.

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