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The Solix investigation provides more evidence of the lack of precision of the GDPR

Another day, and another survey showing organizational uncertainty over the preparation of the General Regulation on Data Protection (GDPR), now in less than three months.

In this one, the company's data management company Solix conducted an online survey of more than 100 companies. While the sample was relatively small, the respondents were all computer professionals, which gives an overview of the situation of these departments:

  • Two-thirds of respondents did not know whether individuals' personal data could be purged entirely of their systems.
  • Twenty-two percent did not know that they had to comply with the GDPR if they were capturing and storing data from citizens of the European Union, if they were based in the United States. Outside the United States (Many experts say that they do it.)
  • [Read the full article on MarTech Today.]


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    Barry Levine covers marketing technology for Third Door Media. Previously, he covered this space as a senior writer for VentureBeat, and he has written on these topics and other technologies for publications such as CMSWire and NewsFactor. He founded and directed the website / unit at PBS Thirteen / WNET; worked as a senior online producer / screenwriter for Viacom; created a successful interactive game, PLAY IT BY EAR: the first CD game; founded and directed an independent cinema showcase, CENTER SCREEN, based at Harvard and M.I.T .; and served more than five years as a consultant to the M.I.T. Media Lab. You can find it on LinkedIn, and on Twitter at xBarryLevine.

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