Testimonies & Filings

October 15, 2020
The Center for Data Innovation has responded to a request for comment from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on its draft white paper, “Four Principles of Explainable Artificial Intelligence,” which seeks to develop principles encompassing the core concepts of explainable AI.
October 6, 2020
An increasing number of countries have come to realize that digital technologies and products are part of a fierce race for global innovation and technological advantage. Rather than invest the time, resources, and expertise to help their firms and workers become more competitive and innovative, they turn to digital protectionism. The testimony focuses on the evolution and impact of U.S. digital trade policy, especially its focus on making the moratorium on digital duties clear and permanent.
September 30, 2020
A gene from spinach protects the American Chestnut against an exotic disease that has driven it to the verge of extinction. It's time to change that.
September 25, 2020
ITIF submitted comments to the United Kingdom’s Subcommittee on International Agreement for its investigation into UK-U.S. trade negotiations.
September 10, 2020
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation submitted feedback to the European Commission’s roadmap titled “Inception Impact Assessment: Proposal for a legal act of the European Parliament and the Council laying down requirements for Artificial Intelligence.”
September 8, 2020
ITIF submitted comments with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) recommending changes to the Internet Use Survey to collect more useful data on household Internet use for researchers and policymakers.
September 2, 2020
In a response for the European Commission’s public consultation on its “white paper on levelling the playing field as regards foreign subsidies,” ITIF agreed there is a need for new legal instruments to address distortions of the internal market arising from subsidies granted by non-EU authorities.
September 2, 2020
Section 230 should reflect the ways the Internet has changed since the Communications Act was amended in 1996. However, it is the role of Congress, not the FCC, to provide this clarification or update.
August 30, 2020
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation submitted feedback to the European Commission’s roadmap titled “Inception Impact Assessment for Revision of the eIDAS Regulation – European Digital Identity (EUid).”
August 27, 2020
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.