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Bitkom says no-deal Brexit would hit data traffic and businesses in Germany and EU

Wednesday 16 January 2019 | 09:36 CET | News
The withdrawal of the UK from the European Union without a deal could have negative impact on data traffic and businesses. One out of seven firms in Germany (14% ) processes personal data through external service providers in the UK, according to a survey by German digital association Bitkom. It carried out the representative survey among more than 500 companies in Germany in 2018. 

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