The Commission has adopted today its adequacy decision on Japan, allowing personal data to flow freely between the two economies on the basis of strong protection guarantees.
People who buy or download music, apps, games or use cloud services will be better protected if a trader fails to supply the content or service or provides a defective one.
The EU is increasing the availability and reuse of publicly funded data. This will significantly contribute to the competitiveness of the European data economy and spur the development and uptake of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing and many others.
Negotiators from the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the Commission have reached an agreement on a revised directive that will facilitate the availability and re-use of public sector data.