Why rapid innovation across a wide range of energy goods and services is vital to achieving national goals for economic prosperity and environmental sustainability—and what government should do to accelerate progress and seize the opportunity.
Testimonies & Filings
July 25, 2019
Testimony to the Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources on the State of Energy Innovation in America
July 18, 2019
The UK can simultaneously promote data-driven innovations for all, develop the types of skills required for the digital economy, support the private sector’s use of data to increase productivity, and improve public services through appropriate sharing and use of data within government, as well as between government and the private sector.
July 8, 2019
Response to Singapore’s Public Consultation on Proposed Data Portability and Data Innovation Provisions
ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation has responded to Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Committee’s (PDPC) public consultation on proposed amendments to the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA
July 2, 2019
If implemented, a proposal on online harms would restrict legitimate content without due process, hurt digital businesses, limit access to information and, by creating state regulation of speech, damage freedom of expression for millions of users.
July 2, 2019
Submission to New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Objectives for Digital Economy Partnership Agreement Negotiations
New Zealand should use Digital Economy Partnership Agreement negotiations with Chile and Singapore to set a new gold standard for digital trade, by including new rules, principles, and frameworks for cooperation on data flows, digital intellectual property, Internet-based services, open data frameworks, and electronic labeling, invoicing, and signatures.
June 24, 2019
ITIF has filed comments with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, regarding its draft policy changes towards transborder data flows.
May 31, 2019
The U.S. model of infrastructure-based competition in broadband markets has served us well, and continues to be an engine of dynamic innovation.
May 29, 2019
ITIF provided recommendations to the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy regarding pre‐pilot and pilot R&D projects to scale, mature, and advance ARPA‐E funded clean energy technologies.
May 22, 2019
Statement to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Regarding Facial Recognition and Civil Liberties
While there is more Congress can do to ensure government use of facial recognition is fair and reliable, recent calls for bans or moratoriums on law enforcement use of facial recognition are misguided and will only undercut efforts to make police agencies more efficient and effective in protecting local communities.
May 16, 2019
Testimony Before the US Trade Representative’s Section 301 Committee on Proposed Countermeasures to EU Aircraft Subsidies
ITIF endorses USTR’s proposed imposition of countermeasures, in the form of additional tariffs, commensurate with what the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body has found to be adverse effects inflicted on U.S. aerospace competitors as a result of the EU’s WTO-inconsistent subsidy programs for large civil aircraft.