The notion at the heart of a Central Bank proposal—that data must be stored domestically to ensure that it remains secure and private—is false. The focus should be on ensuring that financial firms use best-in-class data storage cybersecurity measures regardless of where data is stored.
Testimonies & Filings
November 14, 2017
November 12, 2017
ITIF provides suggestions for FDA on how they can best implement the GMO education outreach mandated by Congress.
October 27, 2017
Not all personally identifiable information is the same—and the conventional wisdom that restricting data sharing is the best way to prevent “informational injury” is simply incorrect. To accurately identify potential consumer harms and intervene more effectively without impeding innovation, the FTC needs to take a more nuanced approach.
October 25, 2017
ITIF Filing to USTR on Section 301 Investigation of China’s Policies and Practices Related to Tech Transfer, IP, and Innovation
China’s objective is to become competitive across virtually all advanced-technology industries—and the techniques it is using pose a direct, and even existential, threat to high-tech industries in the United States and other countries.
September 12, 2017
In testimony to the Massachusetts legislature, ITIF recommends bolstering state anti-SLAPP laws.
September 6, 2017
The Center for Data Innovation emphasizes the fact that there is little to no evidence to support hyperbolic fears about AI in its response to a call for evidence by the select committee on artificial intelligence of the UK’s House of Lords.
August 28, 2017
The FCC should reclassify broadband as a lightly-regulated information service, but take a middle ground approach to substantive rules.
August 21, 2017
Letter to the Federal Communications Commission on Making Spectrum Available for Unlicensed Use in TV White Spaces
ITIF wrote to the FCC to support guaranteeing that at least three TV channels are available for unlicensed services.
August 15, 2017
Comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Regarding the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard
In comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, ITIF recommends how best to implement the congressionally mandated "GMO" disclosure.
July 31, 2017
ITIF filed comments with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative regarding the administration’s investigation into the performance of America’s trade agreements and the policies of its trading partners.