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EU data protection rules hamper blockchain development

GFSI special session hears of difficulties that GDPR compliance throws up for blockchain systems

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The EU’s general data protection regulation (GDPR – 2016/679) is causing headaches for companies trying to implement blockchain technologies as a way to protect against fraud and guarantee traceability and integrity of supply chains, a special session at the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) conference in Nice, France last week heard.

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