The FCC should align its broadband privacy regulations with the innovation-friendly FTC approach, despite spurious arguments to the contrary, Doug Brake explained in reply comments filed with the FCC.
Testimonies & Filings
June 14, 2016
Testimony Before U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on FCC’s Flawed Broadband Privacy Proposal
Congress should direct the FCC to abandon its flawed broadband privacy proposal and instead align its approach with the FTC’s well established framework.
June 2, 2016
Comments to the NTIA on the Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering Advancement of the Internet of Things
ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation filed comments with the National Telecommunication and Information Administration on the Internet of Things.
May 27, 2016
ITIF filed comments with the FCC, advising against its flawed broadband privacy proposal. The FTC should provide uniform privacy oversight.
May 24, 2016
The distinction between employees and independent contractors is discouraging companies from offering gig economy workers important support.
May 24, 2016
While the FTC has long provided valuable oversight and protection, there is an opportunity for Congress to modernize the agency to better protect consumers and better enable innovation.
May 11, 2016
The U.S. must go beyond funding R&D to ensure that more of the public investment in knowledge creation translates into innovation and jobs.
April 21, 2016
ITIF examines USDA's proposals and notes where they are consistent with U.S. policy and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy's mandate and where they are not.
April 19, 2016
ITIF wrote a letter in support of funds to better inform the public about the application of biotechnology to food and agricultural production.
March 25, 2016
In comments to the White House on draft data security policies for the Precision Medicine Initiative, ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation explains why de-identification is an effective and reliable tool for safeguarding sensitive data.