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European Tech Alliance Position for DSA Trilogues

The EUTA fully supports the EU’s objective to curb the availability of illegal content, products or services online. The Digital Services Act (DSA) is a long, detailed piece of EU legislation which assigns obligations to digital actors. The proposed regulation clarifies obligations and will ultimately create trust for consumers online.

Statement by the European Tech Alliance on the DMA

The EUTA welcomes the launch of the inter-institutional negotiations on the Digital Markets Act (DMA) and the ambitious legislative timetable put forward by the co-legislators. Achieving progress on the DMA is essential to promote competition, consumer choice and innovation in digital markets dominated by large gatekeepers. Once again, the EU

Statement by the European Tech Alliance on DSA Plenary Vote

Ahead of the European Parliament’s plenary vote on the DSA this week, the European Tech Alliance (EUTA) would like to stress three key points: Firstly, the EUTA continues to strongly support the DSA’s objectives of preventing and limiting the availability of illegal content, goods or services. Creating a safe online

State of European Tech 2021

A year of growth and success for European tech Following a dip for European tech in 2020, this year has been one of growth and improvement. In fact, the State of European Tech Report, which gives an overview of the tech sector’s state of play in Europe, has positioned 2021

EUTA Statement following the final DSA vote in the IMCO Committee

Following the vote today on the Digital Services Act, in the Internal Market and Consumer Affairs Committee (IMCO) of the European Parliament,  Magdalena Piech, Chair of the European Tech Alliance said: “European tech companies stand strongly behind the DSA. It will limit and prevent the availability of illegal content, products

EUTA CEO Forum 2021

CEOs of leading European tech companies meet lawmakers in Brussels, discuss pressing challenges for the sector and call for regulations that support continued growth BRUSSELS, 8 December 2021 – Today, the European Tech Alliance gathered ten of its member CEOs to discuss with EU policymakers the pressing challenges, opportunities and

EUTA Position on the Artificial Intelligence Act

The European Tech Alliance (EUTA) has published its Position on the Artificial Intelligence Act (AIA), which can be found below. The EUTA welcomes the European Commission’s risk-based approach to AI regulation, with its focus on high risk applications. It is vital that the AIA avoids a fragmented approach across Europe

Position on the European Commission’s Artificial Intelligence Act proposal

As outlined in our initial reaction to the Commission’s Artificial Intelligence Act (AIA) proposal, we welcome the Commission’s risk-based approach to the future of AI regulation, and we believe that a focus on high-risk AI applications strikes the right balance between safety and innovation. As the EUTA represents a great

EUTA: The DMA must get definitions right to fulfill its objective

The European Tech Alliance (EUTA) is very concerned about the latest proposals to define “active end users” in the context of the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The very broad definition of users for online intermediation services, a category which covers very different business models, including online marketplaces and any other

EUTA Welcomes the General Product Safety Regulation Proposal

Today, the EUTA welcomes the new proposal for a Regulation on General Product Safety (GPSR), which aims at strengthening consumer protection by ensuring that only safe products are sold on the EU internal market. The proposal creates a modernised safety net for harmonised and non-harmonised products and more consistency within

The EUTA calls on policy-makers to ensure a targeted scope for the DMA

The EUTA calls on policy-makers to ensure a targeted scope for the DMA As discussions are swiftly moving ahead in the European Parliament and Council, the European Tech Alliance (EUTA) wants to reaffirm its support for the Digital Markets Act (DMA) proposal but also to reiterate its call to keep

Trustpilot becomes the newest member of the EUTA

The EUTA is pleased to announce that online reviews platform Trustpilot has joined the Alliance. The EUTA extends a warm welcome to our newest member, Trustpilot. Founded in 2007, the online review platform brings businesses and consumers together to improve their experience. With more than 120 million reviews available on