policy briefings

Receive Policy Briefings 

The Alliance is the voice of developers and the global industries powered by software. The policy teams in the United States and the European Union help policy makers, regulators, and stakeholders better understand the changing developer industry and support an environment that encourages innovation. 

The Alliance advocates on behalf of developers and the industry on a number of issues across verticals and continents, and keeps members up to date, educated, and engaged through Policy Briefings as issues arise that can affect their work and their businesses.

Startup Member Benefits

  • Choose one (1) Policy Briefing topic and have access to all briefings and updates related to that topic.
  • Influence and participate in Alliance advocacy affecting your business. 

TOPIC 3: EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Issues: 

  • Sharing economy
  • Connected vehicles
  • IoT
  • mHealth

TOPIC 4: DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET

Issues:

  • Digital contract rules
  • Online platforms
  • Geoblocking
  • eSkills

TOPIC 5: SOFTWARE PATENTS

TOPIC 1: DATA INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY

Issues: 

  • Data and commerce
  • Consumer privacy
  • Geolocation
  • Children's privacy and education technology privacy
  • Data protection
  • Data flows
  • ePrivacy Directive

TOPIC 2: GOVERNMENT SURVEILLANCE

Issues:

  • Encryption
  • lectronic communications privacy