Wired writer Nitasha Tiku provides an overview of the consumer-oriented General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect in the European Union in May 2018, and how it fits in with current and soon-to-be-ratified laws. Tiku references recent studies and explains reactions by tech and advertising companies as well as privacy advocates. getAbstract recommends this article to EU citizens and managers of data-collecting businesses who aren’t yet familiar with the new privacy laws.
In this summary, you will learn
- What the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entails,
- How it folds into existing regulations and
- How some companies are handling the change.
About the Author
Nitasha Tiku is a senior writer for Wired, where she covers Silicon Valley technology and culture.