|Author (Corporate)||European Commission: DG Communications Networks Content and Technology|
|Series Details||COM (2020) 767|
|Content Type||Blog, News, Policy-making|
Legislative initiative tabled by the European Commission on 25 November 2020, aimed at facilitating data sharing across the European Union (EU) and between sectors.
The proposed instrument aims to foster the availability of data for use by increasing trust in data intermediaries and by strengthening data-sharing mechanisms across the EU. The aims to address the following situations:
This is the first of a set of measures announced in the 2020 European Strategy for Data. It intends to offer an alternative European model to data handling practice of major tech platforms. The approach proposes a model based on the neutrality and transparency of data intermediaries.
The draft law was tabled by the European Commission on 25 November 2020. The Council of the European Union adopted its general approach to the text on 1 October 2021.
|Subject Categories||Business and Industry, Internal Markets|
|Subject Tags||Digital Economy, Information Society, Single Market|
|Keywords||Data Economy | Data Market, Data Hosting | Storage, Data Privacy | Protection
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|