Proposed ePrivacy Regulation to affect all European industries and cost more than €500 billion in reduced annual turnover

A report commissioned by the Developers Alliance and produced by London Economics shows that the proposed ePrivacy Regulation being discussed in Brussels is potentially costly, definitely confusing, and likely to reduce innovation and investment across the EU. The total costs could soar as high as €551.9 billion annually in reduced turnover, with an impact far beyond the technology sector. 

Joined up thinking on emergency apps: your fridge can talk to your phone, so why can’t emergency services apps communicate? EENA to the rescue

There are hundreds of emergency services applications in use across Europe, but they can currently only be used locally. In 2018, this should be a cause for alarm, so public safety organisation, EENA, together with Beta 80, Deveryware and the Developers Alliance, is going to do something about it.

Developers Alliance Reacts to the Publication of the European Commission Proposal on Fairness in Platforms-to-Business Relations

Developers Alliance Press Release on the Publication of the European Commission Proposal for a Regulation on Promoting Fairness and Transparency for Business Users of Online Intermediation Services and Online Search Engines in the Digital Single Market

Developers Alliance reaction to the statements of Bruno Le Maire, France’s Economy Minister on the relationship between developers and app stores

Developers Alliance Director of European Policy and Government Relations, Michela Palladino, released the following reaction to the statements of Bruno Le Maire, France’s Economy Minister on the relationship between developers and app stores, such as Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Industry associations reiterate concerns about consequences of upcoming fairness in platform-to-business relations regulation

Today a group of industry representatives, including the Developers Alliance, sent a letter to the European Commission on the forthcoming initiative on fairness in platform-to-business relations.

Tech industry calls for more ambitious data flow provisions in EU trade agreements

Today the Developers Alliance and CCIA Europe sent a letter to the European Parliament on the European Commission's proposed "provisions on cross-border data flows and personal data protection in EU trade and investment agreements".