The free flow of non-personal data

Earlier last month MEPs voted to support the final text on the free flow of non-personal data across the European Union (EU). A vast majority of the European Parliament voted in favour of this new regulation.
This is good news. The regulation removes obstacles to the free movement of non-personal data. It reduces the number and range of data localization restrictions, and improves the conditions under which regulators, consumers and service providers use data. Non-personal data is often used in production of goods and when thinking of the 4th Industrial Revolution, it will be an essential factor for many industries. Read more…