Inside Sources: GDPR Was Bad for Europe; U.S. Needs Its Own Path

While GDPR has provided essential data protections for Europeans, it has also imposed substantial compliance costs on American companies seeking to do business in the bloc and forced many companies to cease their European operations. The result has been increased prices for European and American consumers and reduced access to new products and services for […]

Things to Consider and Things to Avoid in General Data Protection Regulation

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on May 25, 2018.  In advance of that, the growth industry of GDPR coaching is available for US firms through Microsoft, SAP, BMC/Forrester, PWC, McAfee and dozens of consultancies.  Fewer than 50% of large companies will be n in full GDPR compliance by end of […]

Things to Consider and Things to Avoid in General Data Protection Regulation

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on May 25, 2018.  In advance of that, the growth industry of GDPR coaching is available for US firms through Microsoft, SAP, BMC/Forrester, PWC, McAfee and dozens of consultancies.  Fewer than 50% of large companies will be n in full GDPR compliance by end of […]

FOSTA – Another Nose Under the Free Speech Tent

A new piece of legislation with the cumbersome name, The Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (FOSTA) is an example of Congress imposing punishment on one type of speech that it finds offensive.  “This bill expresses the sense of Congress that Section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 […]