What Is GDPR and How Will It Affect You?

Posted on May 25, 2018
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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on Friday, and tech companies around the world are scrambling to make sure their operations comply with the stipulations. The general aim of the GDPR, originally passed in 2016, is to give internet users more control over their data and privacy. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in fact traveling to Europe this week in part to discuss the new law with regulators.

There’s not much to worry about on the user side at the moment. The onus is mostly on companies themselves to react to the GDPR. Nevertheless, here are some questions that you may be pondering as the EU rolls out the regulations.

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