Issues

October 7, 2009
In a new ITIF report, How IT Can Enable 21st Century Schools Tim McDonald and Ted Kolderie of the Education|Evolving, discuss why the existing school reform movement has stalled and how information technology (including computers, software and communications) can enable the emergence of fundamentally new kinds of schools

July 9, 2009
Cybersecurity legislation should emphasize strong partnerships with the private sector and effective international coordination to respond to online attacks.

June 29, 2009
A summary of a roundtable that focused on the increasing convergence on some broadband competition policy matters.

June 24, 2009
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 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
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
ITIF proposes a new framework for the use of persistent cookies on government websites given the current trends in e-government.