One Year of GDPR: Ten Consequences for Business and Consumers


As the one year anniversary of the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Union (EU) approaches, the transition year is coming to a close. Analysts, lawmakers, internet users, investors, researchers, and companies alike fear the blunt force of regulatory enforcement and heavy fines. For those in the United States, this is a unique opportunity to assess the consequences of the GDPR and learn from the mistakes of those abroad as we discuss the need for a federal law for privacy and data protection. Here is an overview of the GDPR’s ten biggest side-effects:

Consent fatigue and the tyranny of choice