Policy News & Research: Distilled down to what impacts developers.
Newly introduced bills in Washington. Regulatory changes out of the European Union. Big decisions can have a big impact on the developer community and the companies that count on them. From quick-hit synopses to in-depth research, we break it all down so you’re never in the dark.
All The Latest News
Digital Markets Act: Unlocking the Potential of Interoperability for Developers and Consumers RecordingRead more: Digital Markets Act: Unlocking the Potential of Interoperability for Developers and Consumers Recording
Developers Alliance Joins Call for EU Policymakers to Swiftly Adopt the Extension of the Interim ePrivacy DerogationRead more: Developers Alliance Joins Call for EU Policymakers to Swiftly Adopt the Extension of the Interim ePrivacy Derogation
Developers Alliance has co-signed, together with 52 tech associations and child rights organizations, a statement calling on the European Parliament to support the Commission and the Council commitment to swiftly…
Developers Alliance’s Reaction to the Political Agreement on the New EU Law on Liability for Defective ProductsRead more: Developers Alliance’s Reaction to the Political Agreement on the New EU Law on Liability for Defective Products
The European Parliament and the Council of the EU have reached a political agreement on the updated directive on liability for defective products, which for the first time will specifically…
Developers Alliance files Amicus Brief to Argue that Algorithms are Protected by the First AmendmentRead more: Developers Alliance files Amicus Brief to Argue that Algorithms are Protected by the First Amendment
The Developers Alliance, along with SIIA, filed an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court to aid the Justices in understanding that the algorithms and code developers create to perform…
Read more: A Busy Regulatory End of the Year in Europe
The November & December 2023 European Policy Update Artificial Intelligence Act EU lawmakers have struck a deal on the AI Act after 36 hours of intense negotiations over three days….
Read more: With Holidays Approaching, Outlook for Dev Policies is Limited on Capitol Hill
November 2023 US Policy Update Just a handful of legislative days remain on the Congressional calendar for 2023. While Congress did address its government funding fiasco, there are a handful…
Recent Research & In-depth Analysis
Read more: STEM Forward to the AI and Sustainability Age
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) has become the cornerstone of innovation in a world that is changing quickly due to technological breakthroughs. It influences how we work, live, and…
Read more: Tech Policy Shapes How European Developers Vote (Infographic)
Developers’ voting decisions, influenced by candidates’ tech industry stances, underscore the importance of this issue to the developer community. Bridging the gap between policymakers and the tech industry is crucial…
Read more: US Software Developers are Engaged on Public Policy (Infographic)
Digital Economy workers are active, engaged, and opinionated Software developers are a vocal and engaged group regarding tech policy. They participate in online campaigns and discussions at work and believe…
Read more: A race to the finish line: Where does key legislation stand in Congress?
It is time to take stock of the legislation we have been tracking in Congress. In an era of unprecedented techlash, most of the legislation on our radar would harm developers and the products they are creating.
Read more: The Competition to Regulate Competition
Global regulators are in a race, and developers may very well be the losers.
Read more: “Everything you see on the internet is true.” – Abraham Lincoln
That’s not Lincoln. It’s Nicolas Cage. This photo could be animated and speaking, all in a matter of minutes, thanks to machine learning.
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