The Obama administration should create an Office of Innovation Policy that would draw upon, and feed into, existing regulatory review processes but would have the specific mission of being the “innovation champion” within these processes.
June 24, 2009
June 14, 2009
An op-ed in the "Houston Chronicle" arguing that improving cybersecurity will require effort by a broad range of actors from government, academia and the private sector.
June 9, 2009
Testimony Before House Judiciary Subcommittee on Wireless Taxation, Economic Growth and Economic Opportunity
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.
June 1, 2009
To succeed, the Obama administration's cybersecurity strategy needs to include private sector businesses, individual citizens, and other countries.
May 26, 2009
Vendors should play a huge role in developing certification requirements for electronic health record systems.
May 26, 2009
Federal Government Policy on the Use of Persistent Internet Cookies: Time for Change or More of the Same?
ITIF proposes a new framework for the use of persistent cookies on government websites given the current trends in e-government.
April 29, 2009
ITIF & LSE Enterprise estimate the impact on U.K. employment of additional investment in broadband Internet, intelligent transportation systems, and the smart grid.
April 23, 2009
Listening to debates over IT policy, it would be easy for a casual observer to believe that the United States has only one goal for the digital economy: spurring broadband.
April 3, 2009
Despite the promises of municipal fiber, the actual success rate of these community fiber projects has been lukewarm at best and, in many cases, a failure.
March 16, 2009
An article in the "Journal of Telecommunications and High Technology Law" unravels the broadband competition debate from both the perspective of an engineer and an economist and then evaluates four main policy options towards broadband competition.