Billions of Euros are at stake as legacy software providers have the power to capture Recovery Fund Facility investment targeted at digital infrastructure. CISPE calls for gatekeepers’ enterprise software, not just operating systems, to be included to close this huge hole in the DMA’s effectiveness. Brussels, 25th November 2021. Over 2,500 of Europe’s leading CIOs, leadingContinue reading “MEPs Ignore the Elephant in the Room!”
The Danish Cloud Community hosts an event to celebrate its support of The Ten Principles of Fair Software Licensing for Cloud Customers, shedding light on the current efforts to modernize European regulation of digital markets. Copenhagen, 24th September 2021. On Wednesday 22nd September, the Danish Cloud Community hosted an event to celebrate its support of The TenContinue reading “Press release: Danish Cloud Community supports Principles of Fair Software Licensing”
Alban Schmutz, Chairman of CISPE, explains how the initiative has highlighted the issue of unfair license terms and united both buyers and vendors. The launch of the Ten Principles for Fair Software Licensing in the cloud marks the start of a campaign which we hope will gain momentum across Europe and beyond. Working with CigrefContinue reading “Lighting the fuse to explode unfair software licensing”
IT business user and provider associations jointly call for consideration of The Principles as Gatekeeper obligations under DMA Paris, 13th April 2021. Today, under the high patronage of Cédric O, French Secretary of State for Digital Transition and Electronic Communications, Cigref an association of major French companies and public administrations representing the users of digitalContinue reading “Press Release: CIGREF and CISPE Launch Ten Principles to End Unfair Practices of Software Gatekeepers”
Alban Schmultz, Chairman of CISPE, explains how cooperation led to the Principles. CISPE and CIGREF have collaborated on several initiatives previously, now they’ve worked together to formulate ten principles for fair software licensing.