Issues

May 10, 2010
The last two decades have presented unprecedented global economic change. While there is much debate around the changing global economy over the last several decades, all should agree that IT has been at the root of these transformations.

May 6, 2010
ITIF comments on FCC's Internet regulatory proposal.

May 5, 2010
In the inaugural ITIF blog for PPI, Rob Atkinson looks back at a piece he put together 11 years ago on how to make the most of the new economy. He finds mixed results.

May 5, 2010
Draft legislation on consumer privacy offer many opportunities for improvement.

May 5, 2010
Government officials need to pay attention so the U.S. does not miss out on the economic opportunities in this critical new sector.

April 30, 2010
Is the demand of American and European consumers for organic foods a good thing? In this WebMemo ITIF looks at the costs of the growing organic food trend.

April 30, 2010
The re-authorization of the America COMPETES Act will help foster innovation and American global competitiveness, but more can be done.

April 30, 2010
Don't like Facebook's privacy policy? Then don't use it. But don't ask government to run Facebook.

April 24, 2010
The Washington Consensus believes government should not pick winners. The Washington Consensus is wrong.

April 22, 2010
With increasing employment is the number one goal in Washington, policy makers should look to IT as a major source of long-term, high-paying jobs.