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The GDPR Doomsday ClockCountdown That’s a pretty neat clock, isn’t it? Scary? You bet! The GDPR clock has been ticking for a long time now and time will run out soon. Over the past two years, a lot has been written and said about the reform of EU data protection rules, namely the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679). The EU GDPR, coming into full force on May 25, 2018, is designed to radically harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, enhance data protection of all EU residents and provide more systematized and consolidated data privacy framework to guide how personal data is used by businesses, organizations and governments across the Europe and around the globe for that matter. 1)As stated in the the official gazette of the EU in regards to the applicability GDPR, “The principles of, and rules on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of their personal data…

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