GDPR: Embrace it, Don’t Fear it

Brad Gold Market, Technology Leave a Comment

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, isn’t the compliance nightmare most companies are making it out to be. This negative view of GDPR compliance stems from the fact that penalties for non-compliance are severe, many companies (including many industry leaders) have a business model that effectively requires the use and sale of personal data to stay afloat, and we generally don’t like it when Europeans tell us Americans what to do.   However, this negative view is all wrong because we absolutely should have control over our data, and the public, along with European lawmakers, aren’t asking …