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The glorious uncertainty: Backup world is having a GDPR moment

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Re: Not my field of expertise

My only question is, once you've "forgotten" about somebody, how do you remember to forget them on a restore?

GDPR allows you to keep PII which is being held for a good reason. You couldn't, for instance, forget the delivery details of an order which is yet to be despatched. On this basis one should be able to hold the forget request until all the backups that the real data may be on have been superseded and wiped.

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