Parliament report as a positive step towards SME-friendly data policy

The European Parliament Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) committee draft report on the Data Act produced by rapporteur Ms Pilar del Castillo Vera (EPP, ES), was published in September. In view of the deadline for amendments in the committee set for Friday 28 October, Small Business Standards (SBS) shares its views on some of the outstanding points of the draft report.

SBS welcomes the draft report and shares the rapporteur’s opinion that given the current state of technological development there is a risk of over-burdening SMEs by imposing further design obligations to the products they design or manufacture, or to the related services they might provide.

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