March 22, 2013
Rob Atkinson praised the FCC’s National Broadband Plan and other initiatives led by Genachowski and cited his “leading role in spurring tremendous advances in broadband innovation and the Internet economy.”
March 16, 2013
ITIF President Rob Atkinson, speaking at a Politico Pro event, said the Marketplace Fairness Act bill doesn't need to be watered down to appease some parties.
March 14, 2013
Rob Atkinson is troubled by a number of related trends. America’s tax credit for R&D is relatively stingy, he notes, offsetting just 6% of the amount companies invest, compared with 14% in China and 29% in Denmark.
March 13, 2013
Daniel Castro examines the reintroduction of the "Do Not Track" bill.
The Miami Herald
March 13, 2013
According to Daniel Castro, too many adults don't fully understand how the smartphones work - or how their kids might use them differently than they do.
June 25, 2013
Potential privacy legislation could significantly impact the Internet economic model.
Federal Computer Week
June 21, 2013
Three think tanks from across the political spectrum created a set of recommendations to transform the National Labs into engines of economic growth.
May 17, 2013
Sen. Levin wants companies to invest more in America, but holding a hearing to shame Apple isn't the way to do it, maintained Rob Atkinson.
May 10, 2013
ITIF notes that from 1997 to 2009 enrollment in the Advanced Placement test for music theory grew 362 percent while enrollment in the computer science AP test grew by only 12 percent.
Chronicle of Higher Education
May 8, 2013
To improve the U.S. science and innovation enterprise, ITIF calls for replacing NSF with a new entity that would focus on engineering along with basic science.