GDPR 'risks making it harder to catch hackers'

GDPR 'risks making it harder to catch hackers'

A service used to identify and contact website owners has been forced to strip out most of the information on its site to comply with the EU's GDPR legislation.
Whois, which is used by the police and journalists to check the legitimacy of websites, no longer displays the name, email address or phone number of some websites.
Icann, the owner of Whois had asked for a delay to comply with GDPR.
The request was turned down.
In a letter to the Wall Street Journal entitled, The EU's gift to Cybercriminals, lawyers Brian Finch and Steven Farmer claim: "Police will be robbed of ready access to... read more

30 May 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 85
Source: BBC

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