Testimonies & Filings

March 24, 2010
ITIF responded to a request from the Office of Management and Budget for public comments on intellectual property enforcement.
March 9, 2010
ITIF President Rob Atkinson argues that new technologies and ways of seeking and obtaining information could actually help what we call newspapers survive and even thrive.
January 14, 2010
The Internet is a "virtual network" designed to serve a variety of needs and does not readily lend itself to traditional telecom regulatory models.
September 30, 2009
ITIF Research Fellow Richard Bennett filed comments with the FCC regarding regulatory approaches to licensed and unlicensed wireless spectrum. The filing offers preliminary guidance on encouraging innovation and investment in wireless networks by moving the FCC’s regulatory approach fully into the digital realm.
September 3, 2009
ITIF offered guidance to the FCC’s Big Ideas workshop on the future architecture of the Internet and the role American researchers can play in bringing it to fruition.
July 21, 2009
In this FCC filing, ITIF discusses policy and non-policy factors that affect broadband deployment and outlines a policy framework for a successful national broadband strategy.
June 9, 2009
In a testimony before the Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, Rob Atkinson discusses why discriminatory taxes on wireless services have a negative impact on economic growth and innovation.
July 17, 2008
This FCC filing examines how P2P applications harm telephony applications even during low levels of utilization, how traffic shaping technologies can improve service, and how Comcast’s new Protocol Agnostic network management system will work to protect VoIP services.
May 22, 2008
The growing array of mercantilist trade policies that nations have enacted to unfairly disadvantage foreign – including U.S. – technology products.
February 14, 2008
Comments to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration state that the U.S. government should continue its historic role in providing oversight to the Internet's domain name and addressing system.