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European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR

June 1, 2018

You might want to take the time to ready this article – it affects your privacy on the web.

From the Ozy Magazine website

You’re announcing what? With subject lines like “Announcing updates to our privacy policy,” a surge in privacy notices flooded inboxes last week as many tech companies scrambled to update their terms and conditions before the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, took effect on May 25. The new European Union data privacy law, which passed in 2016, compels firms that gather user data to allow those users to see, as well as opt to delete, the information that’s been collected — or face fines of up to $23.5 million, or 4 percent of a company’s revenue. It’s called “privacy by default,” and the way European officials see things, it’s a basic human right.

Why does it matter?

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