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5 Digital Privacy Rights Europeans Now Have That Americans Don't

Posted: May 25th 2018 - 3:25 pm
by Will-I-Am ... cans-dont/

A wide-ranging digital privacy law known as GDPR goes into effect in the European Union on Friday. In the works since 2012, the new law fundamentally reshapes how people think about their digital data and reasserts consumers' rights to information about themselves.

It also sets up a contrast with the U.S., asserting broad, basic rights for EU citizens that Americans, by and large, don't have in their daily digital media lives. Here are five of those new rights.