Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

June 28, 2018
As ITIF’s Stephen Ezell and Richard Owens of the Macdonald Laurier Institute write for the Financial Post, free-riding on drug prices is an example of how Canada refuses to step up to what is required for a globally leading innovation culture.
June 25, 2018
In an op-ed for The Hill, Joe Kennedy explains why the United States and other nations should use carbon taxes to slow greenhouse emissions.
June 15, 2018
In order to fully capture the benefits of the emerging production revolution, EU policy makers and the European public must embrace, rather than slow down, the emergence or artificial intelligence and the transformation of most EU industries.
June 15, 2018
As Nick Wallace writes for EUobserver, over-regulating artificial intelligence now risks the EU’s chance for global influence over the technology's future.
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.