News Analysis: Will consumers reach for the data eraser?

Charlie McKelvey, contributing editor, DataIQ published an article about Data Protection in September 2017. “Search engines may have been dealing with right to be forgotten requests for years. Soon, under proposals included in the new UK Data Protection Bill (which mirrors the General Data Protection Regulation) – a new data erasure measure will expand this right to every organisation which holds personal data, from the public sector to social media firms and from multinationals to small businesses”

Director Julian Berry is quoted in this article stating: “Under GDPR, consumers will have stronger powers to force firms to delete the data they hold on them, what are the big issues companies will face in adhering to this?”

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