Reply to post: Re: In reality

Domain name sellers rub ICANN's face in sticky mess of Europe's GDPR

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: In reality

"EU tries to levy a fine but can't due to a lack of EU presence and protection by foreign sovereignty."

It hasn't stopped the USA when using their long-arm statutes to go after european entities (and collect) and blocking the EU in the other direction would have serious knock-on effects for the status of american long-arm statutes both within the USA (interstate commerce) as well as internationally.

In reality as long-arm statutes have been upheld multiple times in the USA supreme courts any attempts to nullify european ones would likely fail - and any success would be instant tradewars material.

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