App Platforms and Privacy

Intro Curated app stores and platforms are a driving force in the growth of the app economy and offer unique benefits for consumers and small business app developers alike. ACT | The App Association detailed many of the economic and competitive benefits of platforms in our white papers and past [...]

By |2018-09-25T15:50:06+00:00September 25th, 2018|Blog, Privacy|

Apple is on the Right Page on Privacy

Apple is on the Right Page on Privacy As consumers and business adopt new technologies, they are often met by a privacy learning curve. In Congress, this is no different. Recently, House Committee on Energy and Commerce (E&C) members wrote to Apple CEO Tim Cook inquiring about the collection and [...]

By |2018-09-20T15:52:44+00:00August 15th, 2018|Blog, Privacy|

App Association Presents to Merchant Advisory Group on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

On July 24, 2018, the App Association's Graham Dufault and Brian Scarpelli presented on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to the Merchant Advisory Group (https://www.merchantadvisorygroup.org/home), an organization representing over 130 of the largest U.S. merchants which account for over $3.3 Trillion in annual sales at over 900,000 locations across [...]

By |2018-09-20T15:53:32+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Blog, European Union, Privacy, Tech Regulation|

The Final Countdown: How to Prepare for the GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect this Friday, May 25, 2018. After years of deliberation and anticipation, the European Union’s foremost privacy protections will finally take hold and apply to all entities that handle the sensitive information of European Union (EU) data subjects. As evidenced by [...]

By |2018-05-23T15:48:30+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Privacy|
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