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Microsoft menaced with GDPR mega-fines in Europe for 'large scale and covert' gathering of people's info via Office

John Tomko

What is wrong with Europe?

It used to be that us Americans were the ones constantly accused of forcing the rest of the world to abide by our laws, our social norms, and our cultural institutions. How is it that the GDPR and the more recent copyright reforms (specifically article 13 and article 11 measures) currently being considered by the EU any different? I am giddy with anticipation for the moment when Microsoft and Google finally decided the cost of doing business with you lunatics is too high. What are you going to do if they pull the plug and cut you off. Good luck with your open source initiatives, because that always works... or hey, maybe try to develope your own software solutions bahahhahaha. Sorry couldn't hold it together at the thought of actual innovation in a real marketplace (you know, like the USA) happening in the EU. Nigel Farage does his best to remind you (Europe) of this all the time.

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