The Unified State Register Now in Open Access
The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine has posted on itsofficial website (https://minjust.gov.ua/) the Unified Register of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs, and NGOs, that is now available for the general public. The register is exhaustive and open for everyone, offering a database of more than 1 GB. So what data is now open? For legal entities:
For individual entrepreneurs:
- full name,
- place of residence,
- core business area,
According to the register’s webpage: “Any person may freely copy, publish, distribute, use, including for commercial purposes, public information in the form of open data, in combination with other information or by means of integrating it to their own product, provided that they give a reference to the source of suchinformation”. The register is planned to be updated on a weekly basis. It is worthwhile to say that this information being now open may as well be used by fraudulent usersfor malicious purposes.