Global free trade in data is under “serious threat” from protectionist policies that are balkanizing the 21st century economy by limiting cross-border data flows, argued ITIF Founder and President Robert D. Atkinson in testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
Testimonies & Filings
November 3, 2015
October 13, 2015
ITIF offered comments supporting the Charter-TWC merger, with the belief that the deal presents minimal competitive concerns while offering significant public interest benefits.
August 31, 2015
ITIF filed comments supporting the FCC’s proposals to transition the Lifeline program to support broadband subsidies for low-income consumers.
August 3, 2015
ITIF submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission on emerging Internet peer-to-peer platforms—often called the “sharing” economy—and the economic activity these platforms facilitate.
July 31, 2015
ITIF wrote a letter in support of the Scale-Up Manufacturing Investment Company Act. One of the biggest challenges in the U.S. innovation system is scaling and commercializing innovations, and this bill is a significant step forward in working to address this.
July 28, 2015
Testimony Before U.S. House Democratic Caucus on Policies to Promote Innovation, Productivity and Competitiveness
Stephen Ezell spoke at a panel convened by House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer to explore ways to spur creation of high-wage, private-sector jobs.
July 15, 2015
ITIF offered comments supporting a petition for rulemaking to expand the role of administrative law judges to adjudicate small-scale spectrum interference disagreements.
June 18, 2015
ITIF Senior Fellow Val Giddings testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health on the folly of state labeling initiatives.
June 15, 2015
ITIF signed a letter in support of the SPEAK FREE Act of 2015.
June 10, 2015
ITIF filed comments with the Broadband Opportunity Council, offering recommendations on how federal agencies can help spur broadband deployment and adoption.