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U.S. Businesses Operating in EU Must Address Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation

Bay Area IT companies and IT support providers across the U.S. are on notice: As of May 25, 2018, the EU will implement a high profile regulation to protect the data of consumers. Numerous U.S. companies will be affected by this, whether they operate in the EU, or even if they simply possess personally identifiable information on citizens of the EU. The regulation’s main purpose is to protect the data of EU citizens, whether that data is located in the EU or outside of it. The following overview highlights the main considerations associated with this regulation, which is called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read more