An official report into the General Data Protection Regulation, two years after coming into effect, will admit that its application has been ‘challenging’, says the Financial Times. The paper quotes from a draft report which identifies problems including costs of compliance for smaller businesses, and lack of clarity over the rules governing artificial intelligence, blockchain and the ‘Internet of Things’. The ‘lack of a consistent approach’ is also seen as hampering implementation. However, the report suggests that the framework facilitated co-operation between data authorities during the pandemic, enabling the deployment of tracing apps.
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An official report into the General Data Protection Regulation, two years after coming into effect, will admit that its application has been ‘challenging’
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