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Minister Berner: Free Flow of Data Initiative is Essential for the European Data Economy

Minister Berner: Free Flow of Data Initiative is Essential for the European Data Economy

News article 02.12.2016 14.47 fi en

During the TTE Council lunch meeting, the ministers discussed the Commission’s Free Flow of Data Initiative. Introduced late 2015, the Commission is expected to give a Communication on its more detailed plans early 2017.

The Finnish Minister of Transport and Communications Anne Berner called for an ambitious approach to this Initiative. The Digital Single Market Strategy and the Free Flow of Data Initiative are essential building blocks of the European data economy, aiming at fuelling innovations, growth and employment