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  • The Next Big Anti-Tech Backlash Is Just Beginning | Vanity Fair

    Privacy The Next Big Anti-Tech Backlash Is Just Beginning In the wake of G.D.P.R., European tech companies could be headed for yet another privacy nightmare—one that could serve as a model for the United States.     react-text: 220 /react-text By Gavin Roberts/PC Plus Magazine/Getty Images. Last week, dozens of American-based media and Internet companies went dark for 500 million citizens of the European Union. The culprit? The E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation (known as G.D.P.R.), which forces companies to…

  • Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules

    close story-meta Photo Facebook’s London office. The social network has not rolled out certain products in Europe because they may violate the region’s privacy laws. Credit Daniel Leal-Olivas/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past two months, Google has started letting people around the world choose what data they want to share with its various products, including Gmail and Google Docs. Amazon recently began improving the data encryption on its cloud storage service and simplified an agreement…

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