Question to Laure Lucchesi

Easy access to qualitative datasets is a great way to end asymmetrical access to information. As the Gov.UK website states in its charter about Open Data, “the more people and organisations that use our data, the greater the social and economic benefits that will be generated.” However, crunching data is costly, and even though governments tend to deliver data in the most readable way, it could be that sometimes Open Data benefits more large firms that can strengthen their positions thanks to access to data. Should barriers/limitations/conditions be set to prevent larger entities to make the most of their position and help smaller agents (SMBs, startups) innovate?

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