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GDPR Turns 1! 8 Reasons GDPR is a Horrible Law

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The GDPR officially went into effect one year ago on May 25th. Since that time, the EU has issued at least €55 million worth of fines and set into motions many billions of euros (and dollars, pesos, yen, yuan, and pounds) worth of compliance efforts. The GDPR has seen its fair share of praise on this side of the Atlantic, with an increasing number of high profile commentaries from tech executives...

Friday Links 4/19/19, Bad Bots and Bad Laws

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Well, it’s not exactly Skynet, but that doesn’t mean that robots aren’t already taking over. Bad bots now constitute 37.9% of all web traffic. And that number, as you might imagine, is accelerating. Hard cases make bad law, as they say.  Daphne Keller of the Stanford Center for Internet and Society on why Australia’s response to the Christchurch massacre does not create the right incentives...

Friday Links 4/12/19

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I’m going to have to start posting these links more than once a week if I want to keep up with all the bad EU tech regulations coming out. Here’s Mike Masnick of TechDirt providing a blow-by-blow of the new EU terrorist regulation. This new law requires all sites, anywhere in the world, regardless of how small or lacking in resources, to take down all objectionable content within one hour or face...

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