In a joint Assembly hearing, ITIF testified on the benefits of facial recognition technology, existing protection from abuses, what the state can do to improve oversight and accountability, and why it should not impose a ban.
Testimonies & Filings
March 10, 2020
February 17, 2020
Letter to Wyoming’s House Corporations Committee Regarding Protection and Privacy of Online Customer Information
ITIF wrote to a committee of the Wyoming state legislature, urging it to reject a bill that would create unjustifiably high restrictions on the use of data by broadband providers.
February 14, 2020
ITIF supports the decision by DOJ and FTC to update their guidelines but believes they could be strengthened by a deeper discussion of several key points about the role vertical mergers play in competitive markets.
February 4, 2020
ITIF filed comments with the California Office of Emergency Services regarding proposed communications outage reporting.
January 28, 2020
ITIF urged Senate Leaders McConnell and Schumer to take action on clean-energy innovation as soon as practicable, because it advances key national objectives, is highly valued by the American public, and stands to win a substantial majority in both chambers.
January 15, 2020
Congress should pursue opportunities to establish policies that support positives uses of facial recognition technology, but limit potential misuse and abuse.
January 10, 2020
Comments to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Intellectual Property Law and Policy
U.S. laws and regulations should recognize and protect AI-generated IP, and assign ownership of AI-generated work to the person or organization that owns the AI.
November 22, 2019
Responding to a request for input from the House Select Committee, ITIF outlined a detailed set of principles and recommendations to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions by accelerating clean energy innovation.
November 14, 2019
Internet platforms play a positive role in helping businesses of all sizes navigate the global Internet economy—and by delivering efficiencies and increasing competition, they benefit consumers by lowering prices, leaving them with more money to spend on other goods and services.
November 12, 2019
It is past time for FDA to take action to terminate the ongoing deception and exploitation of consumers by corporations that use such misleading labels in their marketing campaigns. Enforcement action is clearly overdue.