Would love to know Chris's thoughts on this post by Sebastian Gregor. At first, I thought that Sebastian was misunderstanding the GDPR but as I read further I realized he had done considerably more research than I did. If his conclusions are correct we have a major problem. I don’t solicit comments from EU readers…Read more
The problem with GDPR is that most publishers see it as an IT/administrative burden. They think the only thing they need to do is set up some databases and do some other IT things ... and then redesign their privacy page.
What I'm not seeing, however, is any real change to the way publishers use data, the business models they have that rely on data, or any consideration as to what impact this will have on their editorial strategies.
The USA could create a law similar to GDPR; a law that would clearly state that residents and citizens have a right to determine how information about them is collected and used. Or we need infrastructure that would enable anyone to easily create and manage their own online presence but in a way that allows…Read more
Perhaps the USA needs its own version of the GDPR. Photo by William Iven on UnsplashRead more