ACT | The App Association Statement on Microsoft’s Supreme Court Data Access Case and the Imperative for the CLOUD Act

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Supreme Court Justices will hear oral arguments in the ongoing United States v. Microsoft data privacy case. The case explores whether U.S. law enforcement can compel Microsoft, a U.S. company, to provide communications content stored on a server in Ireland. In our interconnected, cloud-enabled word, [...]

By | 2018-02-27T09:58:55+00:00 February 27th, 2018|

Member Monday: Accessibility – Made for Some, Benefits for All

In this edition of Member Monday, Betsy Furler highlights her passion for,  and the importance of, accessibility in technology. By Betsy Furler, Your App Lady Within the tech community, accessibility can sometimes be a dirty word. In many cases, making technologies accessible is often an afterthought, or it’s a functionality addressed [...]

By | 2018-02-26T19:32:40+00:00 February 26th, 2018|

TL; DR: The GDPR is Coming and This Guide Will Help You Prepare

On May 25, 2018, the European Commission’s primary privacy rules, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will go into effect. This regulation will have far-reaching implications for every small business, corporation, or individual that handles the data of EU persons.  This regulation will impact you. That’s right. Unless you never, [...]

By | 2018-02-14T11:24:09+00:00 February 12th, 2018|

Tech and First Responders Make a Good Team. We Must Clear a Path to Help Them Succeed

Last December, ACT | The App Association and Sonim Technologies joined together to host “The Future of First Responder Technology,” an event to showcase how first responders are adopting high tech devices and software to better serve American communities. The event gathered congressional staff and other attendees to explore the [...]

By | 2018-01-23T10:30:14+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|
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