Under the current light-touch rules on mobile messaging, carriers have created a valuable, virtually spam-free service for consumers, and the FCC should maintain this regulatory environment.
Testimony & Filings
December 17, 2015
ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation submitted comments to the European Commission urging it to do more to unlock the potential of data-driven innovation in online platforms.
December 10, 2015
Online platforms create immense social value by making it easier for their users to find each other and engage in mutually beneficial arrangements, explained ITIF in comments filed with the United Kingdom’s House of Lords.
December 8, 2015
While many parts of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement will positively impact bio innovation, others will inhibit the development of the next generation of breakthrough medicines, said Stephen Ezell in testimony before the House Ways and Means Committee Democratic Members.
November 5, 2015
In comments to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, ITIF's Val Giddings argues there is no relationship between the degree of regulatory scrutiny a biotechnology product receives and the degree of hazard it represents.
November 4, 2015
Businesses that slip non-disparagement clauses into their consumer contracts are silencing critical public feedback, argued Rob Atkinson in testimony today before the Senate Commerce Committee.
November 3, 2015
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.
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.