The draft Mandatory Bargaining Code for News Media and Digital Platforms is predicated around the false idea that news aggregators take advantage of news publishers.
Testimonies & Filings
August 27, 2020
Comments to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Regarding Its Draft Mandatory Bargaining Code for News Media and Digital Platforms
July 31, 2020
Response to the European Commission’s Inception Impact Assessment “Legislative Framework for the Governance of Common European Data Spaces”
The Center for Data Innovation submitted feedback to the European Commission’s roadmap titled “Legislative framework for the governance of common European data spaces.”
July 24, 2020
ITIF submitted a letter to the FCC supporting suggested rule changes to streamline limited pre-sale marketing and importing of radio devices consistent with today’s dynamic market.
July 22, 2020
ITIF filed comments with the FCC supporting broadband providers’ flexibility in usage-based pricing and interconnection agreements. These are generally efficient mechanisms to recoup the high-costs of building and maintaining network infrastructure.
June 30, 2020
Response to the European Commission’s “Inception Impact Assessment for Clarifying Responsibilities for Digital Services”
The Center for Data Innovation submitted feedback to the European Commission’s roadmap titled “Digital Services Act package: Deepening the internal market and clarifying responsibilities for digital services.”
June 30, 2020
Testimony to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Trade Regarding Censorship as a Non-Tariff Barrier to Trade
The Unites States needs to develop a better response to counter China’s use of censorship as a non-tariff barrier to trade, and to deter other countries that may seek to replicate the practice.
June 30, 2020
Comments to the U.S. Trade Representative Regarding Section 301 Investigations of Digital Services Taxes
The core argument that users create value is wrong. The distribution of taxable profits between countries normally reflects where value is created. The export of a product or service, whether digital or analog, usually does not create additional value and profits from imports into a country are normally not subject to corporate income tax.
June 18, 2020
Comments to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration on a National Strategy for 5G
5G wireless will drive economic growth for decades to come, but we need a comprehensive strategy to ensure a robust deployment and adoption of secure networks. A U.S. strategy for 5G should play to our strengths to overcome unfair practices that have made Huawei a leader.
June 14, 2020
The Center for Data Innovation submitted a response to the public consultation of the European Commission on the White Paper on Artificial Intelligence—A European Approach.
June 12, 2020
Response to the Public Consultation for the European Commission’s White Paper on a European Approach to Artificial Intelligence
ITIF submitted comments focusing on the Commission whitepaper’s proposal for an ex ante conformity assessment framework to verify and ensure that certain mandatory requirements applicable to high-risk applications of artificial intelligence are met and how this would act as a barrier to trade.