Why the GDPR Will Make Your Online Experience Worse

While privacy advocates are swooning over the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the reality is that the new regulations will harm not only the organizations that must comply with them, but consumers—the very people the GDPR is intended to help. As Daniel Castro and Michael McLaughlin write for Fortune Magazine, the problems posed by the GDPR could be fixed relatively easily by updating legislation. Unfortunately, EU policymakers show no signs of acknowledging their mistake.