Digital Markets, Competition & Antitrust
Working to protect the rights of companies and individuals who invest and innovate in the digital world.
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
Read more: Google, Apple, and App Industry Competition
While the magic of apps is simple and elegant offerings that consumers enjoy, hidden from view is a complex web of intertwined co-dependent parties that the Alliance calls “the app ecosystem.” In order to succeed and convert an idea into a business, app developers and publishers rely on many ecosystem partners, including high-quality operating systems and devices, and providers…
Read more: App Developers Alliance Supports Open Internet; Welcomes Legislative Option
Statement from Jon Potter, President, Application Developers Alliance:“The Applications Developers Alliance supports developers as creators, innovators and entrepreneurs. Developers need an Internet – wired and wireless – that is open, competitive, stable, fast, and fair to all who use it – and that continues to grow in size, scale and speed.
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