Countdown to P2B Regulation in the EU: What You Need to Know

On 14 June 2019, European institutions adopted the “Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services”, also known as the Platform-to-Business or P2B. As stipulated by law, the regulation goes into effect 12 months from the date [...]

The App Association Comments on the European Commission’s Proposals for the Digital Services Act

On June 30, ACT | The App Association submitted feedback to the European Commission (EC) about two inception impact assessments (IIAs) related to the Digital Services Act legislative package (DSA). The DSA will update the EU’s 20-year-old eCommerce directive and address liability for user-generated content, online disinformation, as well as [...]

Competition in the Digital Economy and the Digital Services Act

On Tuesday, 30 June, Dora Palfi from ACT | The App Association member company imagiLabs spoke on behalf of app makers in a panel discussion on competition in the digital economy. The panel was part of Forum Europe’s Digital Services Act (DSA) conference, a weeklong event of virtual networking, panel [...]

Member Spotlight: Wello – Healthy Habits for Kids

By 2030, the world population of obese children and adolescents is predicted to grow by 60 percent to 254 million.[1] With this global health challenge in mind, Sveatoslav Vizitiu and Dumitru Petreus, two software developers in Romania, believe mobile technology can help address this problem. Having struggled with health issues [...]

Digital Solutions in a Changing World – The App Economy in Times of COVID-19

With most of the world under some level of lockdown, technological innovation continues to play a crucial role in our fight against COVID-19. Public authorities, policymakers, and medical experts rely on the use of aggregated data to inform their decision-making and mitigate the impact of the crisis. The COVID-19 outbreak [...]

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