“Force tech giants to share data rather than break them up (https://iti.ms/2ID4ElB)” stated the headline on a Reuters story this month, immediately causing exasperation among many data privacy advocates. Policy issuesShe had wanted some experts to consider future competition and policy issues around digital companies and markets. Reading down through the story though, it becomes apparent that what was being discussed was data interoperability and portability, not data sharing. “The GDPR can facilitate the switching between data-driven services, through data portability. However, this will also depend on how the right to data portability is interpreted and implemented,” the report cautions.
Source: The Irish Times April 18, 2019 04:30 UTC