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August 7, 2020
The United States is creating a double standard. There is no security justification for banning an app merely because it is owned by a Chinese company.
August 3, 2020
Many economists, market analysts, and antitrust hawks claim increased market concentration over the past 30 years has stifled new business creation, leaving the U.S. economy with fewer start-ups and economic vitality. But these concerns are largely unfounded. The rate of real entrepreneurial start-ups in America is healthy.
August 1, 2020
WASHINGTON—In response to reports that President Trump plans to ban the Chinese-owned social-video app TikTok from the United States, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) iss
July 29, 2020
Prior to a much-anticipated hearing Wednesday in the U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, at which the chief executives of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google parent company Alphabet were scheduled to testify on competition in the digital marketplace, ITIF President Robert D. Atkinson issued the following statement.
July 16, 2020
BRUSSELS—In response to today’s decision of the European Court of Justice in the Schrems II case that ruled companies moving personal user data from the European Unio


News Clips

October 26, 2020
“You can imagine an outcome where the Justice Department prevents Google from paying Apple to be on its phones, but Apple would probably do the same thing it’s doing now,” said Robert Atkinson, pre
October 22, 2020
Joe Kennedy, senior fellow at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a nonpartisan group that focuses on the intersection of innovation and public policy, said in an interview that w
October 22, 2020
Top-down support from the state is crucial, as most election-day volunteers tend to be seniors, said Daniel Castro, vice president at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a tech-po
October 22, 2020
Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, says one priority should be to reverse the slump in government support for the research needed to keep America great
October 21, 2020
"It's a tough case to win," said Joe Kennedy, a senior fellow at the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, a public policy an