The Data Futures Lab will connect and fund people around the world who are building product and service prototypes using collective data governance models. The Lab is not meant as a replacement for any of the brilliant work already happening: whether you’re engineering backends for collectives in Europe; researching policy and advocacy standards for Indigenous data sovereignty practices; organizing laborers in data-driven workforces to form a data trust; or figuring out how to leverage the collective power of your community cooperatively, the Lab is meant to be one magnetic entity toward which that work can gravitate and grow. It’s a nexus of people and projects who share a common vision that an alternative data future is possible, regardless of if they agree on how we get there or what it looks like.
Mozilla Identified 7 approaches to collaborative Data Stewardship, one of them being data commons to which IN COMMON can claim to I think:
Also very precious is their Data Stewardship litterature catalog: