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Is GDPR a good thing for EU tech companies?

Latest update : 2018-05-21

By Dhananjay KHADILKAR , James CREEDON

As the EU's General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect with far-reaching privacy implications for tech and digital companies, we take a look at the details of the legislation. We also speak to a leading French start-up CEO, Rand Hindi of "Snip", about how his and other medium-sized tech companies are responding to the new requirements. Might it even be a positive innovation for EU companies, despite the higher standards they must now adhere to when it comes to data protection?

We also take a look at blockchain use in the film and smartphone sectors. Finally, in Test 24, we try out a connected mirror, this as bathrooms begin to go “smart”.