The UK´s Open Data Institute (ODI) shares its experiences working to develop a new model for data access, based on the concept of a trust. Over the years, different data access models have been proposed in order to address cases when data can’t be easily published due to legal, operational or social constraints. There are many ways - such as data cooperatives owned by their … [Read more...] about How can we increase access to data while retaining trust?
Data plays a central role in our daily lives, for example in our digital interactions, when working on our computers and when paying with our bank cards. That is why the approach to data privacy is more relevant than ever.
This tag brings together all the articles written in Abierto al Público on data protection, initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean, methodologies to promote the issue, and the IDB's commitments in this regard, among other relevant information.
On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") of the European Union (EU) entered into force and propelled various Latin American countries to reform and update their local data protection regimes. Brazil, for instance, put together a comprehensive data protection regulation mirroring EU laws despite not having a previous regulation in … [Read more...] about Data privacy reform gains momentum in Latin America