If implemented, a proposal on online harms would restrict legitimate content without due process, hurt digital businesses, limit access to information and, by creating state regulation of speech, damage freedom of expression for millions of users.
July 2, 2019
Submission to New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Objectives for Digital Economy Partnership Agreement Negotiations
New Zealand should use Digital Economy Partnership Agreement negotiations with Chile and Singapore to set a new gold standard for digital trade, by including new rules, principles, and frameworks for cooperation on data flows, digital intellectual property, Internet-based services, open data frameworks, and electronic labeling, invoicing, and signatures.
July 1, 2019
In a column for Government Technology, Daniel Castro writes that the United States should avoid repeating the GDPR's mistakes and instead strive to create a national privacy framework that streamlines regulation, pre-empts state laws, establishes basic consumer data rights and minimizes the impact on innovation.
June 30, 2019
As Eline Chivot writes in the Financial Times, ignoring the General Data Protection Regulation's shortcomings will hold Europe back as it struggles to remain competitive in the digital economy.
June 29, 2019
Following a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 meetings in Tokyo, President Trump stated that he had agreed to lift the “deemed export” ban on Huawei.
June 26, 2019
It was my great pleasure in late May to welcome an interdisciplinary group of 18 early career researchers of energy innovation policy and management for a week of intensive discussion with one anot
June 25, 2019
Korea, Mexico, and Taiwan represent vital trade partners for the United States, not only as destinations for U.S. exports, but more importantly as key partners whose firms supply critical intermediate goods on which the health of America’s advanced-technology industries depend.
June 24, 2019
ITIF has filed comments with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, regarding its draft policy changes towards transborder data flows.
June 21, 2019
As Rob Atkinson and Pradeep Mehta write for the Economic Times, India and the United States are naturally placed to develop a shared global vision for digital economy.
June 21, 2019
While there is a lot of misinformation circling about the Libra system, the goals of an open, general-purpose financial system are admirable. Policymakers should support these systems, whether they are facilitated by tech companies like Facebook, cryptocurrency businesses, banks, or any other organization.