After four years of debate, the European Union passed the GDPR in April 2016. It became active on May 25, 2018, forever altering how organizations across the world will approach data processing. Here is a quick analysis of the impact of the new regulations. Who does it affect? Though the European Union only has jurisdiction … Continue reading General Data Protection Regulation: How the EU’s data privacy regulations will impact even those outside the EU.
Increasing inequality and decreasing upward mobility and opportunity in this century is well documented in Thomas Picketty's book, Capital in the 21st Century. However, one of the few, if not only, counter-points to this disturbing trend has been the internet. The internet has allowed innovation and hard work to compete with money and size. Everywhere, … Continue reading The EU’s disastrous proposed “Link Tax” law is a trojan horse gift from media giants, to kill off internet democracy and freedom.