The Data Governance Act - regulating access to data held by public authorities

Posted - 31.03.2021

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On 25 November 2020, the European Commission published a Proposal for a Regulation on European data governance (“Data Governance Act”), part of a set of measures related to the European data strategy that aims at making the EU a leader in a data-driven society.

This proposal addresses sharing mechanisms for data held by public sector bodies that is subject to rights of others (such as documents on which third parties hold intellectual property rights) so that legal entities may gather such data from individuals for projects of general public interest.

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