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1 June 2018

Bitkom on the ePrivacy Regulation

The new e-Privacy Regulation is intended to replace the old Directive and come alongside the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In addition to the confidentiality of communications, the Regulation also provides for many parallel and divergent rules on data protection from the GDPR, which are only to apply to certain digital services.

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25 May 2018

Two thirds of German companies are hampered by data protection rules

From artificial intelligence to individual medicine: Many companies and organisations are currently examining how digital technologies can help them to develop new services and become more competitive. But when it comes to the concrete application they have to face many hurdles - especially due to data protection requirements.

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24 May 2018

Without data, the business basis is often missing

Being able to work with personal data is an important competitive factor for many companies. For almost half of all companies in Germany (46 percent), the use of personal data is even the basis of the business model. This is the result of a representative survey of more than 500 companies commissioned by Germany’s digital association Bitkom.

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