A federal investigation into social media companies would be inappropriate, undermine the free speech rights of tech platforms, and ultimately do a disservice to consumers, Daniel Castro and Michael McLaughlin write in an op-ed for USA Today.
Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs
September 25, 2018
September 17, 2018
In an article for American Interest with Admiral Dennis Blair, Rob Atkinson argues that it’s time for America to rise to the challenge of "Made in China 2025" by developing its own comprehensive plan to maintain competitive advantage advanced technology industries.
September 9, 2018
As Nigel Cory and Alan McQuinn write in The Hill, the U.S. government should use CLOUD Act agreements to push back on foreign practices that force U.S. firms to store data locally.
September 1, 2018
In a column for Government Technology, Daniel Castro explains how states can improve the security of their government websites by implementing DNSSEC all state government domains.
August 28, 2018
Most of the opposition to Amazon/Whole Foods merger had little or nothing to do with economics and consumer welfare. Instead, it had everything to do with a competing vision for the kind of society we want to live in.
August 24, 2018
If the United States is to win its fair share of highly competitive global markets for clean-energy goods, the public, private, and academic sectors must work together effectively, David Hart writes for Energy Collective.
August 23, 2018
As Nigel Cory writes for Mint, the Reserve Bank of India’s proposal that digital payment companies store all user data in India is both unnecessary and misguided.
August 21, 2018
As Michael McLaughlin writes for the Economic Times, there are several ways to limit the spread and influence of false information. Rather than policing private communications or banning WhatsApp entirely, the Indian government should work to increase digital media literacy and prosecute violent actors.
August 20, 2018
Never Lost Again: The Google Mapping Revolution That Sparked New Industries and Augmented Our Reality
In a book review for the New York Journal of Books, Rob Atkinson writes that “Never Lost Again” is a first-class business story, illuminating broader lessons that are easy to overlook when we think about high-tech startups.
August 16, 2018
As ITIF’s Alan McQuinn and Samuel Hammond of the Niskanen Center write for the Daily Caller, the next generation of supersonic passenger jets is projected to be cleaner, cheaper, and more affordable—helping increase accessibility to every corner of Spaceship Earth.