Finally, the time is up. GDPR becomes the applicable data protection law of the EU as of today.

Legislators, regulators and companies had two years to get ready, but apparently it was not enough as not all of them did their homeworks by now. This is a big change not only for Europeans but all those who are doing business with Europeans. No matter what, the GDPR is applicable and enforceable as of today.

For the companies out there that are not GDPR ready, don't panic! Compliance is like a never-ending love affair. It's not too late but you have to run fast to keep up with others.

Here is something to cheer you up:

Originally published 25 May 2018

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