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Europe’s GDPR Fiasco Is Completely Unnecessary

Ah, Europe. The continent of gothic cathedrals, classical music, fine pastries, and the General Data Protection Regulation. The GDPR, as it is affectionately abbreviated, is the European Union’s main mechanism for protecting online privacy. In theory, the GDPR was created to protect “fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons and in particular their right to the protection of personal data.”

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