ITIF examines USDA's proposals and notes where they are consistent with U.S. policy and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy's mandate and where they are not.
Testimonies & Filings
April 19, 2016
ITIF wrote a letter in support of funds to better inform the public about the application of biotechnology to food and agricultural production.
March 25, 2016
In comments to the White House on draft data security policies for the Precision Medicine Initiative, ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation explains why de-identification is an effective and reliable tool for safeguarding sensitive data.
March 22, 2016
ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation submitted comments to the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health on how the Internet of Things can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of emergency response efforts.
March 21, 2016
ITIF submitted comments to the U.S. Copyright Office on how it can update the notice-and-takedown process for illegal content to better balance the rights of copyright owners, online service providers, and users, as well as reduce online infringement.
March 1, 2016
In testimony to the Boulder County Commission, Val Giddings said it is the best way to safely meet their established sustainability goals to the benefit of consumers, farmers, and the environment.
February 15, 2016
In testimony to the U.S. ITC, Stephen Ezell explains why biotech is a key driver of both the U.S. economy and global life sciences innovation, and he argues robust IP standards in the TPP will be critical to both.
January 19, 2016
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation has filed comments supporting the proposed rule change as a critical first step towards making federal spending data truly open.
December 21, 2015
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.
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.