‘Data sovereignty needs to be a horizontal value running through all four dimensions of the EU Digital Compass Communication’

The member organisations of the Data Sovereignty Now coalition have given their input for the Communication “2030 Digital Compass: the European way for the Digital Decade” (Digital Compass Communication) this week. As part of our fundamental human rights, we believe that data sovereignty deserves strong consideration in all assessment of the targets and digital policy.…

WhatsApp illustrates the urgent need for data sovereignty

The recent Terms of Service update by WhatsApp has revealed the true colours of the Facebook-owned messenger service. In effect, it gives the service’s approximately 400 million users in India an ultimatum – they must either agree to share their personal data with the social network or delete their accounts. In other words: accept the spyware or you’re out.…

European adoption track will re-enforce accomplishment of data goals in the Dutch logistics sector

iSHARE has formed a new partnership with FIWARE and FundingBox to form the i4Trust initiative. Together, these three organisations will provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across various sectors and locations in Europe with the tools, coaching, mentoring and financial support needed for the creation of so-called data spaces.  This will facilitate effective, trust-based data…