Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

June 13, 2018
The FTC should use the ruling in LabMD v. FTC as an opportunity to recalibrate its strategy for promoting strong cybersecurity practices among businesses, Daniel Castro writes in Morning Consult.
June 6, 2018
As Rob Atkinson writes for Real Clear Policy, governments should let consumers reap the windfall of the gains big tech companies are creating today. Most won’t be dominant long enough for any downside to materialize anyway.
June 1, 2018
In a column for Government Technology, Daniel Castro outlines options states should consider to update their data misuse notification laws.
May 25, 2018
The GDPR imposes such tight restrictions on the use of personal data that the EU will be unable to keep up with the rest of the world using AI to streamline their economies, Nick Wallace writes for Euractiv.
May 23, 2018
As Daniel Castro and Michael McLaughlin write for Fortune, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will harm not only the organizations that must comply with it, but consumers—the very people the new rules are intended to help.
May 7, 2018
Any effective U.S. life-sciences innovation policy needs to level the global playing field by taking more forceful action to address unfair trade practices, Joe Kennedy writes for Stat News.
May 4, 2018
As Rob Atkinson and Mike Lind write for the New Republic, Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt weren't the anti-corporate crusaders that they're portrayed as by populists today.
May 1, 2018
This week is National Small Business Week. But, as ITIF President Rob Atkinson writes for InsideSources, President Trump should declare a National Big Business Week, too.
April 30, 2018
As the Center for Data Innovation’s Nick Wallace writes for EUobserver, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union should not make drastic changes to a proposed regulation to compel online platforms to publish their policies on third-party sellers and to apply those policies consistently.
April 30, 2018
Today’s grid-scale battery market is dominated by a single family of technologies. But as ITIF’s David Hart and MIT’s William Bonvillian write for The Hill, long term clean energy innovation will require a diverse array of alternative energy storage technologies.