Issues

November 5, 2009
If the United States is to achieve the promise of the broadband revolution it will need to ensure that a much larger share of Americans are subscribers.

November 3, 2009
Talk by Rob Atkinson at New College, Sarasota, Florida.


October 26, 2009
In this video blog Rob Atkinson explores the debate over online behavioral targeting.

October 26, 2009
In this video blog Rob Atkinson explores the debate over online behavioral targeting.

October 19, 2009
Should wireless handset manufacturers like Apple and Palm be forbidden to share innovation risks with network operators? Congress and the FCC have been besieged by advocates seeking a ban on the marketing arrangements that make risk-sharing possible, but the technology mandate necessary to accomplish the goal would impair innovation.

October 19, 2009
ITIF lays out ten key questions it believes are critical to answer accurately before any regulatory decisions are made.


October 14, 2009
A proposal on cybersecurity certification will offer few benefits, introduce burdensome costs to the government and the private sector, and not address the root cause of most cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

October 12, 2009
The United States and the United Kingdom commit roughly the same percentage of total public medical research funds to health informatics. However, the United Kingdom is uniquely positioned to benefit from advancements in health informatics research because it is significantly ahead of the United States in its transition to electronic health records among primary care providers.