Instead of advancing S.2992 or adopting unsatisfactory manager’s amendments on a profoundly misguided bill, senators should consider its three underlying flaws.
Testimonies & Filings
January 19, 2022
Open Letter to Sens. Durbin, Grassley, Klobuchar, and Lee Regarding the American Innovation and Choice Online Act (S.2992)
January 14, 2022
Comments to OSTP on Biometric Technologies and Identity Verification, Individual Identification, and Inference of Attributes
Responding to an RFI on the use of biometric technologies, ITIF argued the government can help address and mitigate risks through independent public testing; performance standards; and more diverse training and evaluation datasets.
November 30, 2021
The Schumpeter Project on Competition Policy of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the FTC’s Draft Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2022-2026. The following comments caution against the FTC’s new mission statement which indicates an unfortunate “Neo-Brandeisian” revolution at the FTC.
November 18, 2021
Dr. Aurelien Portuese, Director of ITIF’s Schumpeter Project on Competition Policy, made comments at the FTC’s November 18, 2021, Open Commission Meeting.
November 15, 2021
In these comments, ITIF offers high-level and granular recommendations on how to formulate a strategic plan for advanced manufacturing, including emerging areas of science and technology to focus on, R&D priorities, public-private and regional partnerships, tech transfer, workforce skills, the manufacturing supply chain and industrial base, and useful models to expand.
October 25, 2021
Comments to the U.S. Commerce Department on Deterring Malicious Cyber-Enabled Threats to IaaS Cloud Services
While ITIF agrees with the goal of the executive order—to ensure that foreign actors do not exploit U.S. cloud computing resources for malicious cyber activities—the proposed solutions have multiple deficiencies which would not only render them ineffective, but also undermine the competitiveness of U.S. cloud computing providers.
October 1, 2021
Comments to the International Trade Administration on U.S. Clean Technologies Export Competitiveness Strategy
ITIF’s comments identify clean energy technologies that offer opportunities for U.S. exports, discuss challenges, and offer recommendations to overcome these challenges.
September 30, 2021
DOE should prioritize creating a national quantum computing research cloud that provides academic researchers with affordable access to high-end quantum computing infrastructure.
September 29, 2021
If successful, the NAIRR would serve to bolster innovation and U.S. competitiveness in AI. We support the goals of the Task Force and offer several comments to inform the work of the Task Force.
September 23, 2021
ITIF responds to the Department of Energy’s request for information on the establishment of a new clean energy manufacturing institute, supporting the establishment of a new institute focused on industrial decarbonization and electrification, and the decarbonization of metal manufacturing.