Intellectual Property

Promoting Investment and Protect Commerce Online: Legitimate Sites vs. Parasites

March 14, 2011
| Testimony and Filings

Testimony from Daniel Castro before the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property Competition and the Internet, on strategies to combat parasitic sites that steal American IP.

And the Winner Is...

March 4, 2011
| Blogs & Op-eds

Increasing copyright infringement should be recognized as a global problem, not just because it happens in every country, but because in a global economy, the losses will be shared by many. The USTR's "Out-Of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets" should serve as a reminder to every country that contributes to the creative economy that they have a stake in protecting intellectual property. It should also remind Congress that one reason they should take action domestically is because too little is being done by our international partners and, at least for the near future, we have the most to lose.

ITIF Urges Senate Action to Combat Digital Piracy

In written testimony submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee, ITIF Senior Analyst Daniel Castro made the case for balanced but aggressive action to combat online piracy. Read more »

Pirated Content Almost 25% of Internet Traffic

The Washington Times
Rob Atkinson explains how bandwidth-clogging pirated content imposes a "tax" on all Americans.
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