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April 11, 2014
We should be very mindful of creating a global organization with little accountability, says Daniel Castro.
April 11, 2014
Internet protests are increasing because they tend to be effective against Web services and online networks allow people to mobilize quickly, says Daniel Castro.
April 10, 2014
Daniel Castro testified before the House Judiciary Committee on the ICANN transition.
April 10, 2014
Any commitment made by ICANN is not binding unless there is some accountability mechanism in place to back up that promise, says Daniel Castro.
April 9, 2014
A series of public-private “open data roundtables” were introduced at an event sponsored by the Center for Data Innovation.
April 8, 2014
Undersecretary of Commerce Mark Doms discussed the economic benefits of open data at a panel discussion hosted by the Center for Data Innovation.
April 7, 2014
“With a little analysis, the deal appears a win for consumers and the economy over all,” says Doug Brake.
April 6, 2014
Without US oversight, ICANN would not be accountable to anyone, says Daniel Castro.
April 4, 2014
The continued backlash from the PRISM revelations is making companies rethink their use of the cloud.
April 4, 2014
Stephen Ezell argues ITA expansion will be good for the Chinese economy. (In Chinese)


Press Releases

October 9, 2015
Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) spoke clearly at the Duke Law Forum on the Future of Video Competition and Regulation: The FCC should “hit the pause button” on regulating streaming video. This is a sound recommendation, says Doug Brake.
October 6, 2015
Policymakers in the United States and EU should work together swiftly to implement an interim agreement so that we do not shut down transatlantic digital commerce overnight, says Daniel Castro.
October 5, 2015
The BEPS project should not be an excuse for hidden tax increases, nor should it dramatically increase the cost of compliance, says Joe Kennedy.
October 5, 2015
As Congress begins to review this new framework, we implore lawmakers to remember the importance of having a high-standard agreement that sets the bar for all future global trade agreements.
October 2, 2015
Instead of nullifying the Safe Harbor, policymakers in the United States and EU should work together to make a number of much-needed privacy reforms, says Daniel Castro.
September 28, 2015
The single most important thing a nation can do to spur Internet access and adoption is eliminate taxes and tariffs on ICT goods and services.
September 23, 2015
We agree there is no place for digital protectionism in the global innovation economy.
September 17, 2015
ITIF releases report outlining the ways China has failed to live up to the commitments it made when it joined the WTO.
September 10, 2015
ITIF released a comprehensive analysis of how privacy advocates trigger waves of public fear about new technologies in a recurring “privacy panic cycle.”
September 9, 2015
The best path forward is for the U.S. government to improve the MLAT process, says Daniel Castro.