The Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union has circulated potential compromises for outstanding issues with the proposed EU Data Act. Under Swedish leadership since 1 January, the council has sought direction from member states on how to proceed, offering policy options for individual areas of concern. Among the topics discussed were exemptions for small and medium-sized businesses and public entity access to private data. In related news, EURACTIV reports the European Parliament is negotiating Data Act obligations for cloud provider interoperability and functional equivalence.
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