Free ICT Europe Foundation (FIE) is a not-for-profit foundation actively promoting the ICT Secondary Market within Europe. The objective is to secure the right of ownership and the freedom for consumers and businesses alike to freely choose their providers to trade, maintain and repair by:
- Address the restrictive practices undertaken by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
- Ensure serviceability is included as a key component of the EU Digital Agenda
- Promote common standards for reuse and resale of equipment and software
- Achieve contract transparency to protect end users against unfair business practices.