Two months after GDPR

More than 1,000 US news sites are unavailable in Europe, 2 months after the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25. Websites had two years to get ready for the GDPR. But rather than comply, about a third of the 100 largest U.S. newspapers have instead chosen to block European visitors to their sites. Benedict Evans: “GDPR is such an obvious regulatory own-goal, and such a gift to Google and Facebook

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