Data Trusts: Supporting Trustworthy Data Use

The challenge for data governance in the 21st century is to bridge aspirations to share data for personal or public benefit with concerns about the harms to individuals, communities and society that can emerge from data (mis)use. Achieving these aspirations requires governance structures that enable data access, while managing the rights and responsibilities associated with different data types. In this article, we explore the role that data trusts can play in bridging this governance gap.

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