On 25 November 2020, the European Commission proposed a Regulation on data governance (Data Governance Act) to better exploit the potential of ever-growing data in a trustworthy European framework. The proposal is the first of a set of measures announced in the 2020 European strategy for data (available here). According to the Commission, the proposed Regulation offers a new form of data governance and establishes an alternative model to the data-handling practices of the big technology platforms. The model is based on the neutrality and transparency of data intermediaries as organisers of data sharing or pooling. Please click the link below for a short article on this proposal.