#status/processed ![Cover Image](https://media.wired.com/photos/6287f56cc4dc7fd61e1003a7/191:100/w_1280,c_limit/security-gdpr.jpg) # Metadata Author:: [[Matt Burgess]] Title:: How GDPR Is Failing Full Title:: How GDPR Is Failing Import Date:: 2023-05-25 Source:: #source/readwise/reader Source URL:: [Source URL](https://www.wired.com/story/gdpr-2022/) Review URL:: [Review URL](https://readwise.io/bookreview/28148433) # Highlights - Since the [General Data Protection Regulation](https://www.wired.co.uk/article/what-is-gdpr-uk-eu-legislation-compliance-summary-fines-2018) went into effect, data regulators tasked with enforcing the law have struggled to act quickly on complaints against Big Tech firms and the murky online advertising industry, with scores of cases still outstanding - Date:: [[2023-05-24]] - Find: [View Highlight](https://read.readwise.io/read/01h173cchyaey0fy6rj9tz3y3n) - Tags: [[Privacy]] - Crucially, ==GDPR weaponized these principles and handed each European country’s data regulator the power to issue fines of up to 4 percent== of a firm's global turnover and order companies to stop practices that violate GDPR's principles - Date:: [[2023-05-24]] - Find: [View Highlight](https://read.readwise.io/read/01h173ga3a7ak0jkkp4hh9gxnt)