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January 20, 2016
The United States ranks 10th in how its domestic policies support worldwide innovation.
January 19, 2016
After a public vote, ITIF announced that it has given its annual Luddite Award to a loose coalition of scientists and luminaries who stirred fear and hysteria by raising alarms that artificial intelligence could spell doom for humanity.
January 11, 2016
In their bid for a greater share of the global innovation economy, seven countries sought advantage in 2015 by embracing some of the world’s most glaring examples of protectionist and trade-distorting public policies.
January 6, 2016
While the FTC overstates the potential risk of companies using big data to discriminate against consumers, it rightly acknowledges that big data is a valuable tool to improve the lives of underserved populations.

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December 4, 2015
“It’s time to put the FCC’s authority on firm legal footing with legislation that avoids the weighty baggage of Title II’s Depression-era utility-style of regulation,” said Doug Brake in the International Business Times.
December 1, 2015
“The U.S. leads in cloud computing today and these restrictions would tend to put a damper on this. Data nationalism and data localization are not good,” said Rob Atkinson in CFO.
November 30, 2015
“We are very pleased that policymakers around the world are committing to increase clean energy innovation, because the only plausible way to curb greenhouse emissions is to make clean energy technologies more affordable than fossil fuels,” said Rob Atkinson in The Business Journals.
November 30, 2015
“The primary benefit of a well-drafted innovation box is that it encourages the kind of economic activity that strengthens the country,” said Rob Atkinson in the Christian Science Monitor.
November 30, 2015
“People and capital are moving around the world more easily than ever, so the United States must be prepared to compete with every other nation when it comes to retaining and attracting innovation-based investment,” said Rob Atkinson in The Hill.

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