The Legal mechanisms for data stewardship working group was initially established by Dame Wendy Hall in 2019 with the aim to explore different legal structures that support responsible management of data.
The working group is exploring how legal tools such as trust law, data cooperatives and corporate and contractual mechanisms can be used for realising data stewardship goals.
The Ada Lovelace Institute will be supporting and coordinating the working group towards a final output in 2021.
Data can help tackle the world’s biggest challenges, if we ask the right questions about governance and apply principles for stewardship.
In this long read, we highlight three issues that arise out of the European Commission’s data strategy.
Myths and themes to emerge from our panel discussion on data ownership at RightsCon 2020
Shifting the focus of data governance from consultation to values-based relationships to promote equitable Indigenous participation in data processes.