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Norway opposes European directory listings opt-in proposal

Thursday 15 June 2017 | 12:36 CET | News
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The Norwegian government said it will object to the European Commission proposal for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that people will have to give their express consent before they can be listed in directory information service databases. The GDPR is due to enter force in May 2018. Minister of Transport and Communication Ketil Solvik-Olsen said Norway's opt-out system works perfectly well, and Norway wants to be able to continue to list subscribers by default.

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