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Friday, May 25, 2018

GDPR is Here

Been following for some time,  made adjustments to my blog.  Blog visits are up rather than down so far.  Thought more from Asia.  Here is a quick overview from Technology Review.   Click through to get more information.  What will the ultimate consequences be?

 GDPR is finally here and it’s already chaos  in Technology Review

The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, goes into effect today, threatening huge fines for businesses that abuse Europeans’ data.

The dos: From now on, companies everywhere must:
get EU citizens’ consent to collect their personal data and explain what it will be used for, let them see, correct, and delete it upon request,  make it easy for users to shift their data to other firms

The don’ts: Companies must not ignore regulators’ requests to fix GDPR failings, nor take more than 72 hours to report a security breach involving personal data. Many still aren’t fully ready for the new regime. .... "

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