The debate over whole-body imaging for airport screening should focus on the merits of the technology, rather than privacy fears based on speculation and worst-case scenarios.
January 12, 2010
January 9, 2010
This new report takes a detailed look at how Japan, South Korea, Singapore and other countries apply information technologies to alleviate congestion, enhance safety, and reduce the environmental impact of transportation.
January 6, 2010
Piracy hurts the economy. Stopping piracy is important for creating American jobs.
January 5, 2010
In an article in the journal Regulatory and Economic Policy in Telecommunications, published in Spain by Telefónica, Rob Atkinson discusses next generation broadband networks (NGNs), examines the position of the United States relative to other nations, and discusses the U.S.
December 31, 2009
The digital information revolution is not likely to produce a world that looks significantly different than the world of the recent past.
December 20, 2009
Recent efforts to ban peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing software in government offices to reduce security breaches would merely be treating the symptoms, not the disease.
December 15, 2009
The U.S. government can and should do more to support industry efforts to reduce digital piracy.
December 15, 2009
ITIF President Rob Atkinson explains how ICT has the potential to revolutionize the lives of people around the world, in developed and developing countries alike.
December 2, 2009
Creating Jobs Through Exports and Innovation: 9 Steps Congress Can Take to Foster Sustainable Job Creation
There is renewed interest in a job creation agenda. But many of the proposals put forth to date overlook the importance of exports and innovation.
December 1, 2009
An op-ed in Federal Computer Weekly discussing the problems with relying on professional certification to improve the security outlook of government agencies.