AUG 29, 2017 | EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA
Tech Companies Endure Near-Doubling of Requests for Personal Data
Financial Times, August 30, 2017
“The more data requests you get, the more employees and people you need to have to respond to these requests — but also to check that the requests are valid,” said Thomas Boué, director-general of Europe, Middle East and Africa policy at the Business Software Alliance, an industry group. “It creates additional requirements for companies in terms of staff and legal costs . . . to hire the legal expertise to analyse requests.”
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