Reuse of EU legal data
Free reuse of legal data is a relatively new area which opens up numerous interesting possibilities for creating value-added products and services. Legal data from the EU, available via the EUR-Lex portal, is considered to be particularly interesting in this context, since EU laws directly affect the lives of almost 500 million EU citizens and have an indirect effect on many more outside the EU.
This session addressed a number of key questions concerning the reuse of EU legal data, such as the types of available content, the modalities of access and the requirements of reusers. It provided an opportunity for a discussion between the data holder (the EU) and reusers in order to fully explore the opportunities linked to the reuse of EU legal data and the possible future developments in this area.
The issues discussed in this session should be of interest to current and potential reusers of EU legal data (publishers, app developers, information brokers etc.), as well as to anyone interested in legal data in general.