Microsoft To Globally Stretch Europe’s GDPR Soon

In Decenternet, News

Stolen identities and distribution of personal data without consent are some of the issues that most Internet users encounter whether we like it or not. 

To address these type of concerns, Microsoft announced that it would broaden new privacy rights that turn into law in Europe to all its users from around the world. Microsoft Windows deputy general counsel Julie Brill wrote the news in a blog post. She was a Federal Trade Commission commissioner.

Brill said, “We’ve been enthusiastic supporters of GDPR since it was first proposed in 2012. It sets a strong standard for privacy and data protection by empowering people to control their personal information.”

According to Microsoft, since 2005 the tech giant has been campaigning for national privacy regulation in the US. Some foresee that this event will happen and Europe will behave like California generally does in terms of transitions in corporate conduct like with Microsoft. These are new measures in a giant market that make it simpler to change the rules completely instead of operating two different sets.

The US can sidestep European privacy standards by not carrying out any guidelines. The free market will instead suggest all kinds of contemporary methods to provide consumers the authority to decide instead of depending on “heavy-handed
government supervision.”

Semarchy CMO Michael Hiskey concedes that GDPR is a challenge and an opportunity as well. He said that there is much concern about the bulk of the probable fines emerging from it. However, there really is a possibility for us to completely get a strong grip on all of the people data.

Just like Microsoft, the Decenternet platform is also concerned about privacy rights. Its system was developed to protect and secure personal data where it is kept confidential. It does not distribute any personal information without consent to prevent identity theft used to scam other people.

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