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Think Tank Wants US Strategy For Internet Of Things

  • Fed Scoop, Thursday, December 17, 2015 12:25 PM

The U.S. public sector must set a national strategy for developing the Internet of Things if the technology is to reach its fullest potential, a think tank said Wednesday. The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation's Center for Data Innovation in a new report urges policymakers around the world, and particularly those in the United States, to craft national strategies for the emerging IoT landscape. Likening it to the public sector's involvement in the development of the Internet, CDI says IoT technologies will not have as transformative an impact if it is left to private industry to cultivate them.

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  1. Jay Fredrickson from Fredrickson Services Inc., December 17, 2015 at 1:10 p.m.

    Private industry will have to be the one driving this bus.  We do not need policy makers involved in this, as there will be A LOT of swings and misses.  Companies that develop the right products at the right price will do well, we DO NOT NEED any government interference here.  The internet is alive and well, and NOT taxing internet companies for online sales 20 years ago was a good thing, that has to change across the board right now.

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