Testimonies & Filings

April 17, 2017
ITIF submitted comments to the Food and Drug Administration on a proposal to treat gene-edited animals as forbidden until proven safe even in complete absence of any apparent risk.
March 14, 2017
In comments to the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities, ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation welcomed a recent discussion paper, which presents a largely accurate view of the benefits of big data in the financial sector.
March 13, 2017
In comments to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), ITIF's Center for Data Innovation writes that in a recent green paper, NTIA correctly identified many of the ways in which the federal government should support the private sector to accelerate the development and deployment of the Internet of Things.
March 9, 2017
ITIF submitted comments to the U.S. Commerce Department recommending how to revise the government’s Current Population Survey to give policymakers greater insight into the true economic impact of broadband deployment and access.
March 9, 2017
ITIF filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission urging its help in streamlining of deployment of small cell infrastructure.
March 6, 2017
ITIF filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission arguing that the flawed broadband privacy rules should be vacated.
February 28, 2017
In comments to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation argues that to advance the development of learning health systems, it should prioritize eliminating data poverty to increase the effectiveness of the systems as a whole and ensure that all communities can reap the benefits.
February 28, 2017
In comments to the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program (NITRD), ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation argues that the goals and strategies NITRD puts forth in its draft Smart Cities and Communities Federal Strategic Plan are worthwhile efforts to advance the development of smart cities in the United States.
January 30, 2017
ITIF welcomes the House Judiciary Committee’s proposal to modernize the Copyright Office by granting it with new authority over its technology and budget. An independent Copyright Office would be a more cost-effective one, able to deliver more convenience and better services to the public.
January 26, 2017
To evaluate the impact of increasing Chinese investments in the United States, U.S. policymakers must first understand that China is playing hardball to ensure its firms gain global market share at the expense of their competitors.

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