The EU Data Act is a lot bigger than iCloud

If you use a data processing service provider of any kind, you may be happy to hear about the Data Act coming out of the EU. It requires service providers to make it easier to move your business data between services, demands interoperability, and gives users power over how their data is used.

A big step against vendor lock-in

At first sight, all these requirements are very positive, as they prevent service providers from forcing clients to stick with them because of the challenge of shifting data to other providers. This has been a sticking point for most “as-a-service” users in both enterprise and consumer markets for much too long.

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Source:: Computerworld