Extract from Martin Nikel’s article “The Way The Cookie Crumbles”
The U.S.A. will show the way in data privacy and security.
Last year there was a wave… no, almost a frenzy of activity around the ‘deadline’ for GDPR (the European Data Privacy Regulation).
So far, the promise of huge fines and severe repercussions have amounted to not anything more than words.
Discussions about fines and media coverage about the ‘usual suspects’ (Facebook, Google, Apple, Netflix, Spotify). Tempered ‘legal discourse’ about the possibility of being fined, with appeals processes and politics sure to make anything fizzle out.