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It's not that simple (in the UK at least), you only have to stop processing information if "unwarranted and substantial damage or distress" is being caused.

Additionally, all stop processing / deletion regulations require a court order, which will be subject to all the usual requirements of justice.

It only takes a single successful demand before an append-only log because untenable.

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