DigitalEurope tech group calls for EU Data Act

08/05/2023 | Financial Times

The CEOs of five EU-based technology companies, SAP, Brainlab, Datev, Siemens and Siemens Healthineers, have written to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen requesting changes to the proposed EU Data Act amid concerns that the new rules on corporate data sharing could give a competitive advantage to China. The letter explains that the Data Act could damage the "competitiveness of some of Europe‚Äôs most successful companies employing millions of people. Furthermore, we believe it could pose serious risks to cyber security and safety."

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