In this FCC filing, ITIF discusses policy and non-policy factors that affect broadband deployment and outlines a policy framework for a successful national broadband strategy.
July 20, 2009
Rob Atkinson's presentations, "Transforming the World with Information Technology" and "Innovation-Based Economic Development" at the 2009 WFS conference in Chicago.
July 19, 2009
Examines the issue of corporate tax reform and lays out key principles for policymakers to consider as well as specific policy recommendations for crafting an innovation-based corporate tax code.
July 16, 2009
In a new ITIF report, How IT Can Enable 21st Century Schools Tim McDonald and Ted Kolderie of the Education|Evolving, discuss why the existing school reform movement has stalled and how information technology (including computers, software and communications) can enable the emergence of fundamentally new kinds of schools
July 9, 2009
Cybersecurity legislation should emphasize strong partnerships with the private sector and effective international coordination to respond to online attacks.
June 29, 2009
A Roundtable on the End of Scarcity, Open Architecture, and the Future of Broadband Competition Policy
A summary of a roundtable that focused on the increasing convergence on some broadband competition policy matters.
June 24, 2009
The Obama administration should create an Office of Innovation Policy that would draw upon, and feed into, existing regulatory review processes but would have the specific mission of being the “innovation champion” within these processes.
June 14, 2009
An op-ed in the "Houston Chronicle" arguing that improving cybersecurity will require effort by a broad range of actors from government, academia and the private sector.
June 9, 2009
Testimony Before House Judiciary Subcommittee on Wireless Taxation, Economic Growth and Economic Opportunity
In a testimony before the Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, Rob Atkinson discusses why discriminatory taxes on wireless services have a negative impact on economic growth and innovation.
June 1, 2009
To succeed, the Obama administration's cybersecurity strategy needs to include private sector businesses, individual citizens, and other countries.