OT: Phone museum seeks new owner

Eric Korpela korpela at ssl.berkeley.edu
Wed Feb 20 12:18:55 CST 2019

If a company (or its owners if not shielded from liability) has any assets
in the EU they can be seized (up to 4% of the company's total value) for
violating GDPR.  Apparently, Lee Enterprises has assets in Europe, and
doesn't want to spend the non-trivial time, effort and expense (or lost
revenue) to achieve compliance.

On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 11:42 AM Grant Taylor via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:

> On 02/19/2019 10:18 AM, geneb via cctalk wrote:
> > So basically, they're blocking EU users from a website due to a law that
> > has no effect in the US?  Amazing.
> I thought I had heard from a number of people that GDPR could still bite
> people in other countries.  I don't remember the how, just that it could
> be done.
> --
> Grant. . . .
> unix || die

Eric Korpela
korpela at ssl.berkeley.edu

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