On 24 and 25 April 2019, at the old Customs House in Hamburg, Bitext was one of 54 companies backed by the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot that had the opportunity to pitch and present their business cases and to engage in one-on-one business meetings with representatives from some of the leading Corporates in Europe. The multi-corporate event was promoted by the EIC pilot together with comdirect.
By 2021, organizations that bypass privacy requirements and are caught lacking in privacy protection will pay 100% more in compliance costs than competitors that adhere to best practice. (Gartner- Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019: A Gartner Trend Insight Report).
Applying anonymization techniques to your data can bring some considerable benefits and liberate you from certain obligations set out in GDPR. Do you know for example that if you want to anonymize new data collected from your website, then you’ll either need to obtain consent to collect personal data (like cookies, IP addresses and device ID) and then apply anonymization techniques, or only collect anonymous data from the start? This is why any business is concerned about anonymization.
Did you hear that many people were banned at Twitter just by typing in Cyrillic? The reason was that thousands of Russian bots sent plenty of tweets in the two days preceding the EU referendum. It’s true that Russian language uses letters from the Cyrillic script, but the same is true for more than 20 languages around the world!
In an era of globalization, being multilingual is essential for business. Either for your e-commerce bot to understand international customers, or for your feedback management platform to get insights from every user, English is not enough.