Data altruism: how the EU is screwing up a good idea

January 27, 2022

In this paper commissioned by Algorithm Watch, Winfried Veil argued that the EU is not sufficiently leveraging the concept of data altruism introduced by the Data Governance Act. Veil ascribes that as a failure because of the EU’s “religious approach” to personal data protection hindering collective governance mechanisms of personal data. In this light, GDPR is seen as a straitjacket for the concept of the data for good.

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