One Year On, GDPR Needs a Reality Check

Eline Chivot June 30, 2019
June 30, 2019

One year after the EU’s groundbreaking General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect, evidence is mounting that the law has shortcomings and unintended consequences that are hurting businesses, consumers and innovation. As Eline Chivot writes in the Financial Times, ignoring GDPR's shortcomings will hold Europe back as it struggles to remain competitive in the digital economy. As EU policymakers start their new term, they should make the necessary reforms and ensure its second anniversary is more successful than its first.