An article from Out-Law on 13 May said that the UK’s data protection authority, ICO, has told the law firm behind the website that blockchain users in the UK can refer to “well written and useful” guidance developed in France to help them comply with data protection laws.  While the ICO does not formally endorse the guidance and has no plans to publish guidance of its own specific to the use of blockchain and data protection law “in the near future”, and described the guidance developed by CNIL, the French data protection authority, as “useful to people working in this field”.  The guidance is available in English.


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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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