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Compliance & Regulation, Data Security

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took years to become law as the relevant parties engaged in endless rounds of negotiations. It’s not surprising that there are some controversial elements. Time for another GDPR infographic!

We’ve boiled down the controversies into three areas: territorial scope, right to be forgotten, and steep fines.

Large US and other multinational companies, especially those in social media and search space, will have some real issues with the way the GDPR views where the law applies, the meaning of data erasure, and its assumptions about non-EU revenue as a source for fines.

The infographic below will give you a quick lesson in the GDPR’s more argumentative aspects.


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Andy Green

Andy Green

Andy blogs about data privacy and security regulations. He also loves writing about malware threats and what it means for IT security.

Cindy Ng

Cindy Ng

Cindy is the host of the Inside Out Security podcast.


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