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UK taxman falls foul of GDPR, agrees to wipe 5 million voice recordings used to make biometic IDs

By John Oates 03 May 2019 at 16:05

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, aka the tax collector, has agreed to delete five million voice recordings it used to create biometric IDs. The Voice IDs were used to speed access to its phone line but were created before the implementation of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and fell foul of the tougher rules.

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