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Comment: The GDPR at five: Great expectations, middling results and an uncertain outlook

By Sam Clark
  • 24 May 2023 15:59
  • 24 May 2023 15:59
For some in the tech policy arena, May 25, 2018, sticks in the memory like a loved one’s birthday. And it was a birthday, but of the General Data Protection Regulation — perhaps the EU’s most contentious and high-profile law to date.

Data protection has been regulated at the EU level since 1995,

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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