- The Council of the European Union agreed on a negotiating mandate on the proposed Data Governance Act, which creates a framework to help companies or individuals share data securely. “Successful digital transformation and achieving our climate goals depend on data-driven innovation, which relies on the availability of data. It is therefore crucial to increase trust in data sharing,” President of the Council Boštjan Koritnik said.
- The Dutch government published its thoughts on the upcoming Data Act to be proposed by the European Commission, saying individuals and smaller companies should “be able to benefit from the use of data and trust that their rights and interests are protected,” Euractiv reports.
Editor's note: Covington's Jetty Tielemans analyzed the first iteration of the DGA.
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