Digital Markets, Competition & Antitrust
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Shaping Policy That Promotes Competition
It’s imperative policymakers understand digital competition is unlike the hard-goods market. The ideas of finite distribution and product scarcity are almost entirely irrelevant. Instead, we promote smart policy that examines consumer benefits when measuring how well the market is functioning. If competitive and antitrust regulation is too stringent, we risk crippling innovation that pushes society forward.
The Latest on Digital Markets
The new Data Privacy Framework for transatlantic data flows is now available – a court challenge is pendingRead more: The new Data Privacy Framework for transatlantic data flows is now available – a court challenge is pending
The June and July 2023 European Policy Update Data Protection & Privacy The European Commission has adopted the new adequacy decision for the EU-U.S data flows. The companies participating in…
Read more: Developers Alliance Deeply Engaged with U.S. Policymakers and Agencies. Will They Listen?
June/July 2023 US Policy Update Beltway Voices: A Conversation with Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA) Few members of Congress understand innovation and American competitiveness better than Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA). First…
Read more: Beltway Voices: A Conversation with Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA)
Few members of Congress understand innovation and American competitiveness better than Representative Anna Eshoo (D-CA). First elected to Congress in 1992, Representative Eshoo represents a large swath of Silicon Valley….
Read more: Competition Bill Introduced (Again) in the Senate; Will (Still) Harm Consumers and Devs
A shrinking handful of Senators reintroduced the American Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICOA) again this Congress. Opposition to the bill remains strong, and that’s a good thing. Five fewer…
Read more: On Its Fifth Anniversary, GDPR Proves (Again) to Be a Road Block for Data Flows
May 2023 European Policy Update Data Protection & Privacy TLDR: Data Protection Authorities are issuing millions of dollars in fines against companies exporting personal data from Europe. At this time,…
Read more: Europe continues to rewrite internet law, from AI algorithms to encryption
The April 2023 European Policy Update Data protection and privacy The Italian Data Protection Authority has announced that Open AI’s Chat GPT has been reinstated in Italy after implementing a…
Read more: Congress Tackles Tech and Minors. But Are Their Solutions the Right Ones?
April 2023 US Policy Update Not Every Social Problem has a Tech Solution Across the world – in the United States, Europe and the United Kingdom, Australia, and elsewhere –…
Read more: More Deliberation Needed Before Senate Considers CSAM Bills
Devs work hard to make the internet a safer place. They have long operated under the premise that consumer trust is paramount, since users won’t pay for services they distrust….
Read more: Italy Bans ChatGPT While the UK Takes a Pro-innovation Approach to AI Regulation
The March 2023 European Policy Update Artificial Intelligence The Italian Data Protection Authority (il Garante) has imposed a temporary limitation on the processing of Italian users’ data through ChatGPT. The…
Read more: Digital Markets Act – The fair and contestable solutions for app ecosystems
or Who’s going to pay more for what? The Developers Alliance participated in the 3rd technical workshop organized by the European Commission for the implementation of the Digital markets Act (DMA)….
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