APPLICATION ECONOMY

The app economy has created jobs, opportunities, and valuable products for tens of millions of developers because it balances the interest and investment of platforms, publishers, and consumers. We support a regulatory environment that supports the app economy and its continued growth. 

  • Competition
  • Business model (Advertising, In-App, etc.,)
  • APIs and SDKs

View More

DATA INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY

Enterprises should be free to collect, aggregate, and analyze data, while acting as responsible stewards of data entrusted to them by consumers. 

  • Data and commerce
  • Consumer privacy
  • Geolocation
  • Data protection
  • Data flows
  • ePrivacy Directive

View More

 

SOFTWARE PATENTS

Patent trolls abuse the patent system to victimize small businesses and startups. We support strong patent laws that stop abusive litigation, improve patent quality, and curb vague and threatening demand letters.

  • Demand Letters
  • Venue and jurisdiction 
  • Fee shifting

View More

GOVERNMENT SURVEILLANCE

Consumer trust is paramount to the app industry. We support efforts to safeguard consumer’s privacy, secure their data, and protect against attack.

  • Encryption
  • Electronic communications privacy


View More ➥

 

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

We work with policymakers to prevent prescriptive legislation and regulation that hinder the growth of emerging industries from connected devices to software powered sharing economies.

  • Sharing economy
  • Connected vehicles
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • mHealth

View More

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET

We support the completion of the Digital Single Market within the European Union and the continued growth of the application economy.

  • Digital Contract Rules
  • Online Platforms
  • Geoblocking
  • eSkills
     

View More