Dahua Products Are Not GDPR Compliant, No Products Can Be

Author: Charles Rollet, Published on May 29, 2018

Dahua products are neither GDPR-compliant nor certified, contrary to their marketing.

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Announcement *** *****

*** *** ****** *** ****’* ******** ************** **** ** *** 25,***** ************* *** ** ******* *** ***** ******** **** **** **** “certified” ** “****** **** *** ****” ***Ü**********.***** ******* **** ********* *** *** ***** “********* ** ********” ***** *** “**** **** ******** [***]."

Who ** ‘**********’ *****?

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'Derived ****' ****, *** ****

*Ü* ********* ********** *** ******* ************* ******* “*** ******* **** *** ** ****,” ****** **** ******** **** provide ****** ***** ** **********, ** **** ******.

GDPR *** *************

***** *** **** ********** *************** *** ******* **, ** **** *** ******* *** ************ **** ******** ** certified *** ********* *** ****** ********** **********.************, ************* ** ***** *** **** *********** *** ********** ** make "******* *** *********** ***********" ********* "*********** **********" - ** is *** ***** *** ********.

******* **’* ******* * ****** **** *** ************* ******* **** be********* *** ********* *** * ******* **** ** ***********”. *******, Dahua’s***** ********* ******* ***** ** *** ******* ***** ******* *** ** received ************* **** ** *** **** ******* ******* **** *Ü* itself ** *** ******* *** *Ü* *** *** ********* ** our ******** ******** *** ******* ** ****.

No ****** ** ***** **************

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Other ************ ******

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***, ** ********* *****, ******* ******** *********** *** **** ***** release **** *** **** ******* * *** ******.

*******, ***** ** * ****** ************* *** ** **** ** promote ***** **************. **’* ***** ********* *** ********** *******, *** actual ********** **** *** **** ******.

What ** **** *** ** ******** ***** ****

******* ** ******** ** ‘**********’ ******* *****, ** **** *** to ****** *** *** ********* **** *** **** ** ** ask * *** ***** ********* **** **:

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*********** *** *** ***** ****** ****** ********* **** **** ******* best ******* ** *** ********* *****. ** **** *** ****** if ***** *** “****-*********” ** *******.

Update, *** **:***** **** **** *** *********, **** ***** *** ********* **** to ********* **** ***** *** ****, ************* ** ******** *** data *********** *** ********** ****** **** ****** ********:

"************, ************* ** ***** *** **** *********** *** ********** ** make '******* *** *********** ***********' ********* '*********** **********' - ** is *** ***** *** ********."

******, *** **:*********** *** ** ***** ***** ** *********** ******** ** ***** *** "*****" ** ** ********* ** TÜV ** *** *****.

Comments (17)

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*'** ******* ** ****** *** ***'* **** ** **** ******** IPVMs ******* *&*'* *** ** **********, **** *** ******** ** GDPR. ***** ** ** **** **** *** *** ************ *** GDPR? ****** ***.....

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