ITIF welcomes completion of the World Trade Organization’s Information Technology Agreement, which will reduce global tariffs on hundreds of information and communications technology products.
December 9, 2015
We commend the House and Senate for reaching an agreement to address this important measure, which will ensure the continued development and success of the Internet economy.
December 7, 2015
Europe Can Benefit from US Experience in Creating a Real Single Market for Mobile Communications, New ITIF Report Concludes
ITIF offered recommendations to the European Commission for its transition to a single market for mobile communications.
December 4, 2015
Today's USTelecom v. FCC oral argument should serve as a wake-up call on the need for a legislative solution to the decade-old problem of finding legal authority for open Internet rules, said Doug Brake.
November 30, 2015
ITIF Welcomes ‘Mission Innovation’ Initiative as Important Step Forward, but Urges Further Clean Energy Investment Worldwide to Curb Climate Change
We are pleased policymakers are committing to increase clean energy innovation.
February 24, 2016
“People may think technological innovation is driven by precocious college dropouts at startup companies, like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg,” said Adams Nager in Fortune. “In reality, America’s innovators are far more likely to be immigrants with advanced degrees who have paid their dues through years of work in large companies.”
February 24, 2016
“We are dependent on immigrants with science and technology expertise,” said Rob Atkinson in the Wall Street Journal. “They are making it possible for U.S. companies and foreign companies in the U.S. to gain market share and hire more scientists and engineers.”
February 22, 2016
A new report by ITIF argues that consensus for the U.S. method of discovering and developing new drugs needs bolstering, writes POLITICO.
February 17, 2016
Daniel Castro says on BBC.com that there are some cases where "it would be prudent to allow law enforcement to have this access - at least in the short term.” However, he says the short term benefits of doing this need to be weighed up against any harmful unintended consequences.
February 3, 2016
"I expect that some businesses may try to provide additional confidence by opening European data centers. Unfortunately, because this is less efficient, these types of changes will ultimately result in higher costs for customers,” said Daniel Castro in the Christian Science Monitor.