Open Data and Competition Law Some Issues Regarding Access and Pricing of Raw Data

Björn Lundqvist, Ylva Forsberg , Marc de Vries, Mariateresa Maggiolino

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Abstract

Public sector information (PSI) is a very valuable resource that, back in 2003, the EU parliament and council decided to appraise by incentivizing its re-use via a dedicated Directive. In 2013, the directive was revised to further promote the development of a single European market for information goods and services. On the bases of the European and national case law, this article investigates the main competitive issues that this EU law about PSI triggers.
Original languageEnglish
JournalMasaryk University Journal of Law and Technology
Volume9
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)95-120
Number of pages26
ISSN1802-5943
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Competition Law
  • Open Data
  • Public Sector Information
  • Re-use

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