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November 22, 2022

Think Tank Calls For Restrictions On Chinese Imports

The nearly century-old trade provision aimed at safeguarding intellectual property in the U.S. isn't doing enough to counter China's use of unfair trade practices in competing with the United States' advanced industries, according to a new report from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation.

November 21, 2022

No thaw in tariffs after U.S.-China meetings

A leading technology think tank says Congress should revamp the Section 337 statute, which is used primarily for intellectual property disputes, to allow the U.S. International Trade Commission to ban imports of Chinese goods made by companies that have been given an unfair advantage by the Chinese government.

November 16, 2022

Mozilla Releases Gift Guide With Privacy in Mind

TechNewsWorld quoted Daniel Castro in a piece on Mozilla's Privacy Not Included buyer's guide for 2022. “Given the enormous penalties these companies can face for any errors or omissions, it is not surprising that the lawyers have taken over writing these terms,” Castro told TechNewsWorld. “Many of these privacy policies are often ‘for lawyers, by lawyers’ instead of for consumers,” he said.

November 9, 2022

Report: Big Tech USF fees risk worse and pricier Internet

Advanced Television covered a report on sending-party-pays policies by Joe Kane and Jessica Dine. “Clearly, the fascination with SPP models is spreading internationally,” said Jessica Dine, co-author of the report and research assistant for broadband policy at ITIF. “But the allure of regulated pricing is a mirage that will give way to consumer harm by distorting the market dynamics that would otherwise coordinate the complex Internet ecosystem.”

November 3, 2022

National funding and international science policy hang in balance of US midterm elections

“The biggest issue is whether the bipartisan consensus that emerged over the summer of 2022 and culminated in passage of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 will persist, animated by a recognition that the US needs to bolster its competitive and innovative capacity,” said Stephen Ezell, vice president of global innovation policy at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington, DC-based science and economic policy think tank.

October 27, 2022

What's New in Digital Equity: Improving Government Service

Government Technology covers the ITIF report that looks at federal goals to better serve constituents, and how digital services are key to success.

October 27, 2022

If intentions ruled, the federal government would have the highest customer experience ratings anywhere

The Biden administration has made customer experience offered by federal agencies a management imperative. Yet satisfaction scores keep trending down. Eric Egan joined The Federal Drive podcast to discuss why it's important that the government strengthens how it measures digital services effectiveness.

October 27, 2022

The internet is still missing the mark on accessibility

Fast Company cites a study from ITIF, which found that 30% of government websites didn’t meet standards for accessibility, including the Census.

October 26, 2022

The Data Divide | Yes, In Our Digital Societies We Have That Too | A Conversation With Gillian Diebold

Gillian Diebold spoke with ITSPMagazine's Marco Ciappelli and Sean Martin about the data divide, which is the gap between the data “haves” and data “have-nots” that, if left unaddressed, will exacerbate social and economic inequalities in the U.S.

October 25, 2022

How a proposed European Union cybersecurity law could affect things on this side of the Atlantic

During this episode of Federal New Network's podcast Federal Drive with Tom Temin, Kir Nuthi discusses the Cyber Resilience Act, an extensive framework aimed at improving cybersecurity in the EU, and its implications on the United States.

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