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GDPR starts to bite big business hard

With Google and other major brands in the headlines for breaches of data protection laws, any company storing personal data needs to take a long, hard look at its processes. Steve Tootill, CEO of helpIT systems, considers how data matching can keep your business out of the regulator’s sights (and out of the media...)

Data’s divide: The get-its and the don’t get-its

When the boss of Apple talks about the harmful effects of data harvesting, it doesn't just set the brand apart from digital platforms like Facebook and Google. It puts it firmly into the camp which is arguing for ethical, user-controlled data-driven services. David Reed reports from Brussels on how the mood is shifting away from a tech-based free-for-all.


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