ECTRI contributes to the Public consultation on the Data Act

In November 2020, the European Commission put forward the Data Governance Act as part of the European Strategy for dataThe Data Act follows up on this proposal and aims to facilitate data sharing across the EU and between sectors by increasing trust in data intermediaries and strengthening data sharing mechanisms.

Under this initiative, a review of Directive 96/9/EC on the legal protection of databases is also planned in order to ensure continued relevance for the data economy.

ECTRI welcomes the opportunity to share its views for creating a fair data economy that provides safe access to data for everyone. Read here the ECTRI Input to the Public consultation on the Data Act.